Distinct, gorgeous, and savory are all words that pop into mind with this year’s Merlot. A concentrated, dark, red hue clings to the glass drawing one’s curiosity as to the deliciousness that awaits. The aromatics are driven with highly perfumed, fresh, ripe blueberry, allspice, black currants, lavender, and a hint of barrel vanillin. The palate is expansive and full-bodied with no pocket of the mouth unfilled or escaping this wine’s delicious composition. The flavors expand over the palette presenting a lengthy and gratifying sensation. Anticipated maturity is 2022 to 2030.