This plump, sapid expression of Merlot may compel you to sit awhile, simply enjoying its company. Ripe flavors of blackberry, plum and Bing cherry are revealed on the palate, with appealing tannins providing structure and focus to the finish. There’s no need for a special occasion when enjoying this satisfying wine — just grab a glass and while the afternoon away.
Recipe PairingsSpiced Beef Brisket
Pays D'Oc, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Marinated Red Meats
Maintaining a constant temperature is critical for fermenting wine. Winemakers in ancient cultures buried amphorae in the ground to keep a wine's temperature steady – some modern winemakers still prefer the same technique over modern equipment and cooling systems.