EX NIHILO VINEYARDS MERLOT v.2012 VQA
|APPELLATION:||Okanagan Falls, Okanagan Valley|
|BOTTLE SIZE:||750 ml.|
|RESIDUAL SUGAR:||2.7 g/L (0)|
The grapes were handpicked off both the Similkameen Valley and Okanagan Falls sites in late October. Fermented in stainless tanks, the 2012 Merlot aged for 18 months in 1 and 2 year French and American Oak barrels.
Juicy plum, raspberry and blackberry flavours are highlighted by chocolate and cassis. The palate is rich with velvety tannins. Barrel aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak.
July 23, 2015
Winemaker: Jay Paulson - Consulting Winemaker: Dr. Alan Marks