2012 Decoy Sonoma County Merlot
For more than three decades, Duckhorn Vineyards has been crafting exceptional Napa Valley Merlot reflecting the rich diversity of the valley’s many appellations Drawing on our winemaking team’s expertise working with this varietal, Decoy Sonoma County Merlot is a lush and inviting wine highlighting the elegance of the varietal from another exceptional growing region.
Varietal Content: 82% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc; Cooperage: 100% French Oak Château-Style Barrels (60 Gallons) and 35% New Oak
This appealing wine offers classic Merlot aromas of ripe plum and red cherry, with hints of caramel, white pepper and graphite. On the palate, lush red fruit layers are supported by excellent tannins and seamlessly integrated oak.
Released: December 2013
September 29 — October 27, 2012
0.57 g/100 ml titratable acidity
12 Months in Barrel
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(Jan 16, 2015 at 4:58 PM)