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2018 Hyde Vineyard Merlot Bottle

2018 Hyde Vineyard Merlot

Carneros is a special, if not magical, place for Merlot. A place where the grapes can hang deep into October, developing additional layers of ripeness without losing the freshness or acidity. Taste a bit of Carneros history from this duly famous vineyard.
$68.00

Tasting Notes

Exotic dark fruits predominate on the nose with blackberry cobbler, crushed stone, anise, and violets. The hits keep on coming with the palate delivering a burst of sweet dark berries, followed by notes of saddle leather, tobacco leaf, and cocoa powder. Taste a bit of Carneros history from this duly famous vineyard. 192 cases produced; Available only at the winery.

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Food Pairings

Our winemaker suggests pairing this luscious wine with equally rich dishes such as grilled lamb chops, beef stew, or prime rib.

Varietal Composition

Vintage: 2018
Varietal: 100% Merlot
Acid: .57g/100ml
pH: 3.51
Alcohol 14.8%

Pouring glasses of Brut
Daily Toast
The first obligation of a great wine is to be delicious.
— Eileen Crane, CEO/Founding Winemaker