Longboard 2010 Dakine Vineyard Merlot (Russian River Valley)

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This Merlot, grown in prime Pinot Noir country in the northwestern Russian River Valley, shows bright black cherry, red currant and mocha flavors. It's distinguished by its balanced complexity. There's a mushroom earthiness that adds richness, while the acid-tannin balance is near perfect. A portion of new oak barrels brings a touch of smoke. This is Longboard's best Merlot since 2006.

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