Matanzas Creek

Alexander Valley Merlot

2019 | Sonoma County, CA
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Description
Since 1977, Matanzas Creek has been known for finding the best areas to grow and produce Merlot. Alexander Valley makes an ideal location, with its windy mornings, warm afternoons and rich, volcanic soils. This Merlot showcases elegant structure with velvety notes of black cherry, blackberry and savory black licorice that lead to a long, smooth finish. Enjoy this wine now or age it for the next decade.
This red wine exhibits aromas and flavors of red cherries, blackberries, cranberries, plums and hints of mountain shrub and black licorice. Flavors of dry tobacco leaf intertwine with graphite notes.

Aromas

  • Red Fruit Red Fruit
  • Black Fruit Black Fruit
  • Mountain Scrub Mountain Scrub

Flavors

  • Red Fruit Red Fruit
  • Black Fruit Black Fruit
  • Tobacco Leaf Tobacco Leaf
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About Matanzas Creek

Located in the Bennett Valley sub-region of Sonoma County, Matanzas Creek Winery earned its reputation as a pioneer for Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot in the 1970s. The winery's estate vineyards in Sonoma County are sustainably farmed, extending from the cool coastline to the inland valley and producing a diversity of expressions of its celebrated Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot wines. Beyond the widespread recognition of the wines, Matanzas Creek is famous for its stunning lavender gardens.

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