Aged 18 months in barrel, this right bank Merlot based Bordeaux has nuances of nougatine and caramel before the ripe red and black fruits present throughout the glass. Vastly underappreciated, some of the most expensive wines in the world are Merlot based. Château Petrus, another right bank Merlot based Bordeaux sells for $1,870...if you can get your hands on any!
Fun Fact: Won a gold medal at an event where only women are permitted as judges, Concours Mondial des Féminalise.
Lightly spiced lean meat, most pasta dishes and dark spiced fall scented candles