Verité 2008 La Muse Red (Sonoma County)

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A pinch of hard tannins gives this bone-dry young wine an astringent toughness. It shows very fine, concentrated black-cherry, cocoa and crème de cassis flavors. Aging in almost 100% new French oak adds notes of toast that the fruit easily tolerates. Nearly all Merlot, it's a wine of considerable volume, but nowhere near ready to drink. Give it at least six years in a proper cellar, and it could be one of the rare Merlot-based California wines capable of extended aging.

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  • Alcohol
    14.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    7/1/2012
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