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Cupcake Merlot

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Cupcake Merlot 750ML    
Sku: 49197

Cupcake Vineyards winery is located in Soledad, California, where warm days give way to cool nights as the fog rolls in off of the Pacific Ocean. It is this cooling influence that slows the growing process, increasing the time the grapes “hang” on the vine and thereby allowing the grapes to mature a little slower than in hotter regions. Slow growth and cool weather leads to a more balanced level of acids and sugars, thereby adding to the complexity and structure of the wines of the Central Coast. This region is poised to become one of the newest and most exciting viticultural opportunities in the coming years.

Tasting notes
Cupcake Merlot is a full-bodied yet smooth merlot displaying supple tannins. This is a softer, silkier Merlot with a good balance of oak and fruit. It starts with flavors of red cherries that evolve into decadent flavors of cocoa and espresso mingles into a plush, silky mocha finish.

Food pairing
This wine pairs well with pork tenderloin with a port-fig reduction sauce or a decadent chocolate molten cupcake.

Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Central Coast
Grape Varietal: Merlot
Type: Still wine
 
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