Verite-LaMuse-NV
Cellar Collection
Vérité
La Muse Merlot
$410.00
2017
750 ml
Winery
Vérité
Vintage
2017
Variety
Merlot
Region
Sonoma County, CA
Acclaim
99 Points, Robert Parker Wine Advocate, L.P.B, May 2020
Description

Merlot-dominant La Muse delivers incredible depth and texture using the finest grape sources from the top micro-crus of eastern Sonoma County. La Muse was first produced in 1998 and was inspired by the finest wines of Pomerol. Vigneron Pierre Seillan tends to a mosaic of more than fifty micro-crus to produce the complex signature of La Muse. The 2017 La Muse displays concentrated aromas of boysenberries, dark chocolate, coffee, cinnamon, and forest floor. These flavors of black fruit carry through to the palate, accompanied by subtle notes of baking spices. The tannins are ripe yet elegant and the finish is lingering and fresh.

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About Vérité

Vérité embodies the timeless traditions of France and the limitless possibilities of California’s Sonoma County. Vigneron Pierre Seillan carefully crafts each blend from a mosaic of more than 50 micro-crus. Each micro-cru is harvested and fermented separately, then aged in French oak barrels of various custom toasts. Seillan carefully tailors his winemaking techniques and oak regimens to the personality of each lot, providing him with hundreds of unique components to form the architecture of La Muse, La Joie and Le Désir.

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