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Napa Valley Merlot

Ripe blackberry, violet and vanilla spice greet the nose with soft notes of brown sugar and baking spice. Black cherry, plum and dark chocolate coat the palate. The mouthfeel is balanced with elegant, silky tannins and a long finish.

 Producer Black Stallion Estate Winery
 Region Napa Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Merlot
 Alcohol 14.8% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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About the Producer

Black Stallion Estate Winery
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Black Stallion Estate Winery

Napa, California, United States Napa, California, United States

Black Stallion Estate Winery is located in the Oak Knoll District, a wine grape growing Appellation in the southern half of the Napa Valley. The name Black Stallion pays homage to the rich history of the 32 acre estate which was once home to the Silverado Horseman’s Center. The equestrian center featured...

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