2012 Schug Sonoma Valley Merlot
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2012 Schug Sonoma Valley Merlot

Crafted in the Bordeaux style of Walter Schug, this Merlot is extremely flavorful and acidic.

story:

The Bordeaux style that was pioneered by winemaker and owner Walter Schug is used to create this classic Merlot. The cooler climate of this vineyard gives the grapes used for this wine a slow ripening process that ensures maximum flavor. The aroma is spicy and creates a savory experience.

tasting notes:

Candied Black Cherry, Cocoa Powder, Juicy Plum, Cinnamon

pairing ideas:

  • Country-style Pork Ribs
  • Bacon-wrapped Tenderloin
  • Smoked Chicken Wings
  • Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom
by
Michael Cox
vintage
2012
varietal
Merlot
composition
97% Merlot
3% Cabernet Sauvignon
appellation
Sonoma Valley
alcohol content
13.5%
$30.00