2011 MTGA Merlot
Blend: 100% Merlot
Appellation: St. Helena, Napa Valley
Aging: 23 months in once and twice used French Oak
Total Production: 138 cases
$65 per bottle
If you ever hear the media or wine writers talk about a “bad” or “tough” year in the Napa area make sure that you pick up as many of these wines as you can. Most small producers excel, even in the challenging years and the 2011 MTGA Merlot is no different. It continues to prove that great Merlots are out there as long as you know where to look. 100% Merlot from St. Helena in the Napa Valley featuring bright red-fruit characteristics with subtle, but stellar, oak characteristics.