2017 Merlot, Deux Chevaux Vineyard

2017 Merlot, Deux Chevaux Vineyard
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
Yountville
Alcohol %
15.2

2017 Merlot, Deux Chevaux Vineyard

A rare, 100% Merlot. This aromatic, fruit-forward wine delivers a core of black fruit, with black currant and notes of chocolate. It is full-bodied, with a well-integrated texture and velvety tannins. One of Tamber Bey's original wines from the old block in the Deux Chevaux Vineyard.

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SKU: TBDC17ME75

Deep garnet in color with only a slight variation at the rim of the glass. Vibrant aromas mix layers of violet, orange rind and rose petal with hints of dark cherry. This fruit-forward wine presents a core of rich, black fruit on the front and red cherry on the finish. Black currant and notes of chocolate linger. This wine is full-bodied, with a well-integrated texture and velvety tannins.

 

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aged 19 months is 60% new French oak and 40% neutral French oak
Vineyard Notes
The Deux Chevaux Vineyard is a 60-acre vineyard situated in the Yountville Appellation, northeast of the town of Yountville. The vineyard is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Chardonnay. Deux Chevaux is French for “two horses,” the namesake of Tamber Bey.
Production
400 cases