2009 Stephanie Napa Valley Merlot
Always a powerful, serious Merlot, the 2009 Stephanie is a silken mélange of black cherry, plum, brown spice, currant and sweet tobacco with rich, dry tannins on the finish.
Supple and luxurious, our powerful 2009 Stephanie Merlot offers a silken mélange of black cherry, plum, brown spice, currant and sweet pipe tobacco. Rich, dry tannins on the palate give way to the long, dark chocolate-tinged finish. Decant for 1 hour or cellar for up to 15 years.
30 months in 33% new and 67% used French oak
82% Merlot and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon