2017 Merlot

Price: $30

Variety: 77% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc

Grower: Herman Family Farms, Coloma, MI

pH: 3.38

Acidity: 6.5 g/L (as tartaric)

Residual Sugar: 0 g/L

Alcohol by Volume: 12.8%

Winemaking Notes: Aged in French oak barrels for eleven months before bottling. Only three barrels produced

Tasting Notes: Plum, dark chocolate, generous tannin. Food friendly

Meal Pairings: Rack of lamb, grilled pork chop, cheesecake

Cheese Pairings: Manchego, smoked Gouda