2019 Ultimate Wine Challenge

Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot 2016 Alexander Valley (United States), 14% abv, $22.00

96
Extraordinary,
Ultimate Recommendation

Tasting Notes:

Bold, spicy aromas of cassis, tobacco, mint, and smoke fill the nose. Ripe and round on the palate, dark berry fruits and resin marry well with soft tannins; earth and plums emerge on the finish.

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