Smith Family Vineyard Merlot, 2019

Produced by Acri Wine Co.

This is a Merlot unlike any that we have ever tasted. It is silky smooth on the palette with a touch of savoriness on the finish. It displays notes of plum, chocolate, and cherry Jolly Rancher candies.

Icons/location pin Los Angeles, California
Icons/wine/red Merlot
Icons/star Super rare wine (46 cases produced)
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The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
  • Funkiness
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Food Pairing

Beef Short Rib, Veal, Pizza

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Tasting Notes

Chocolate, Plum, Strawberry Jolly Rancher, Olive

What's cool?

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Sustainable Farming

no spray and no till.

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Uncommon Region

Los Angeles County

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High Altitude Vineyard

3000+ feet elevation in the high desert

Los Angeles, California

Acri Wine Co.

Acri Wine Co. is a low intervention Los Angeles based winery making varietal driven wines from Southern California vineyards.

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Merlot (90%)
ABV: 14.8%
Acidity: ph of 3.69
Harvest
Merlot from 20 year old vines from Smith Family Vineyard, Los Angeles (90%). Harvested on 2019-09-05 at 25.2 brix .
Winemaking
Fermentation: native fermentation
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Aging
neutral French oak barrels
Bottled on: 2021-02-06

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