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Benziger Family Winery 2012 Merlot

Benziger Merlot is marked by aromas of bright cherry, red fruit and black plum with notes of vanillin spice which are confirmed on the palate with flavours of blackberry, chocolate and dried herb. Brimming with bright, well-developed fruit, the wine shows a rich, full-bodied middle mouthfeel, fine grained, well-integrated tannins and a long, spice and cream finish.

 Producer Benziger Family Winery
 Region Sonoma
 Country United States
 Varietals Merlot
 Vintage 2012

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About the Producer

Benziger Family Winery
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Benziger Family Winery

Glen Ellen, California, United States Glen Ellen, California, United States

At Benziger, we're about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. For more than thirty years, we've farmed our ranch on Sonoma Mountain and searched Sonoma County for the most distinctive and expressive vineyards. Once found, we tend these sites using certified Biodynamic, organic and...

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