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Blackbird

This 100% Merlot was handcrafted from small quantities of North Fork fruit. Showing dark fruit; plums, cassis, blackberry, with deep structure, soft tannins, and a long dry finish. Blackbird was aged in French oak for 18 months and will age nicely in the bottle for years to come

 Producer Anthony Nappa Wines
 Region Long Island
 Country United States
 Varietals Merlot
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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About the Producer

Anthony Nappa Wines
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Anthony Nappa Wines

Peconic, New York, United States Peconic, New York, United States

Anthony Nappa Wines was established in 2007 by Winemaker Anthony Nappa and Chef Sarah Evans Nappa with the production of 200 cases of Long Island Pinot Noir. We craft premium wines representing New York’s unique climates and soils. Based on the North Fork of Long Island, the grapes that grow in our...

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