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Chateau St. Jean Merlot Sonoma County 2012

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Chateau St. Jean Merlot Sonoma County 2012 750ML    
Sku: 21317

Premium grapes were selected from the finest vineyards in the Alexander Valley (41%), Sonoma Valley (22%), Knights Valley (13%), Dry Creek (10%), Carneros (10%) and Russian River Valley (4%) to craft the best Sonoma County Merlot of the vintage. The Alexander Valley grapes highlight bright cherry flavors while the Knights Valley and Dry Creek Valleys give cassis flavors and elegant structure. The Sonoma Valley is home to the St. Jean Estate Vineyard and produces grapes with black fruit and supple tannins. The cooler Russian River Valley and Carneros regions contribute black, exotic aromas and firm structure.

Tasting notes
Aromas of sweet black cherry, black plum and toasted almonds burst from the glass of this Merlot. These bright fruit characters carry over onto the palate and mingle with notes of blackberry, dark chocolate and clove. A rich and full mid-palate, with polished tannins, leads to a lush finish with cassis on the close.

Technical notes
Small amounts of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon were blended into this wine. Each component was aged separately for 12 months in French oak (55%) and American oak (45%) before blending. Once the barrel selection was made, the wine was assembled and bottled.

Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Sonoma County
Grape Varietal: Merlot
Type: Still wine
 
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