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2018 WINEMAKER SERIES LOT 1 Merlot

Tasting Notes

This Merlot has expressive cherry and boysenberry aromas with a touch of brown sugar and a pleasing floral note. The mouthfeel is silky and soft with lingering flavors of cherries jubilee and blackberry.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with roasted chicken with sautéed wild mushrooms or herb-crusted pork chops.

WINE ANALYSIS

Aging:
19 months 65% new French oak; 35% older French oak
Alcohol:
14.8%
TA:
0.48 g/100ml
F:
100% stainless steel tank

Customer Service

Our Promise

At Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, we are just as devoted to superior customer service as we are to producing exceptional Stags Leap District wines. Whether you're shopping with us online, by phone or at our wine shop, you can count on our helpful Concierge team to answer any questions you might have along the way.

Shipping & Service

We cannot ship to these states due to restrictions.
Below are the states we can ship to, as noted in green.
  • Alaska
  • Arizona(12 cases/year)
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut(25 bottles/62 days)
  • District of Columbia(1 case/month)
  • Florida(permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • Georgia(12 cases/year)
  • Hawaii(6 cases/year)
  • Idaho(24 cases/year)
  • Illinois(12 cases/year)
  • Iowa
  • Kansas(12 cases/year)
  • Maine(12 cases/year - no products under 750mL)
  • Maryland(18 cases/household/year)
  • Massachusetts(12 cases/year)
  • Minnesota(2 cases/year)
  • Missouri(2 cases/month)
  • Montana(18 cases/year)
  • Nebraska(12 cases/year)
  • Nevada(12 cases/year)
  • New Hampshire(12 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • New Mexico(2 cases/month)
  • New York(36 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • North Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • North Dakota(3 cases/month)
  • Oregon(5 cases/month)
  • Pennsylvania(36 cases/year)
  • South Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • South Dakota(12 cases/year - limited products available)
  • Tennessee(1 case/month - up to 3 cases/year)
  • Texas(45 bottles/month - up to 181 bottles/year)
  • Vermont(12 cases/year)
  • Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Washington
  • West Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Wisconsin(12 cases/year)

To ensure weather temperature variances do not impact the quality of your wine, orders are shipped Mon-Wed for ground and 2-day, and Mon-Thu for overnight. Contact us in advance for orders that need to go out the same day. Adult signature required. LEARN MORE