Paint Horse 2005 Merlot Estate | Wiki & Review | Everipedia

The Paint Horse 2005 Sonoma Valley Merlot is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, produced from Paint Horse Winery’s estate vineyard. Winemaking for these varietals combined the best of traditional Bordeaux methods with new, modern techniques. The result is a soft, beautifully balanced wine with rich concentration of flavors and aromas. On the nose, the Paint Horse 2005 Sonoma Valley Merlot offers hints of cloves, allspice, toasty oak, and vanilla that complement the lush aromas of blackberry cobbler. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with flavors of ripe black and red berries and soft, supple, fine-grained tannins. The finish is long and lingering. [+]