Francis Coppola Director's Cut Merlot 2014

The northern part of the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County has the ideal cool climate to produce Merlot. Balanced velvety wine with 87% Merlot, 10% Syrah, 3% Zinfandel. Flavours of pressed berries, star anise, baked cherry pie with vanilla beans and a little cedar wood. Wood maturation of 12 months on French oak of which 20% is new. Well-integrated tannins.

Food pairing:
Combine with hearty meat dishes or with full-flavoured, lightly spicy recipes. Goes well with lamb chops, prime rib and roasted turkey.

About the winery:
Francis Ford Coppola, the famous film director is surrounded by a professional team that successfully runs a very modern winery. Since 2011, guests are welcomed to the brand new Rosso & Bianco winery in Alexander Valley in Sonoma. Corey Beck is the cellar master and the grapes are sourced from the most suitable terroirs according to cépage. "Wine, food & adventure" par excellence!


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