A velvety and mouth filling texture makes this a thoroughly enjoyable wine.
The 2020 Merlot exhibits classic and lovely aromas of plum, black cherry, thyme and milk chocolate. The harmonious balance of tannin and acidity on the palate show just how well Merlot can grow in the Finger Lakes.
October 18th, 2019
Yeast: GRE | Temperature: 80 F Length: 2 weeks
June 16th, 2021
Our Merlot has a vibrant garnet color and shows lively aromas of cranberry, cherry, Santa Rose plum with hints of white pepper. On the palate the food friendly acidity leads to a lingering fruit finish, framed by fine, mouth coating tannins.
2018 New York Wine Classic Wine Competition - Gold, 2018 Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition: Silver
Marty Gibson Vineyards-West side of Seneca Lake
Knapp Vineyards – West side of Cayuga Lake
Welliver Vineyards - East side of Seneca Lake
Yeast: CSM | Temperature: 88 F
Length: 9 Days
85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cases Produced 214