The Winery At Holy Cross Abbey 2017 Reserve Merlot (Palisade)

Vanilla and bergamot form a sultry nose paired with cigar box and light hints of black plum and black currant. Red berries emerge on the palate in cherry and raspberry, joining the dark fruits from the nose. Oaky tones shine on the midpalate in vanilla and oak staves, with some peppery notes. Smooth and well-balanced, everything is in harmony with gentle, caressing, silky tannins and voluptuous acidity. Tart brightness lingers through the finish, with cedar flavors and peppery tingle. This is delicious. Fiona Adams

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