Ahlgren

Bates' Ranch Merlot

9.44 ratings
9.11 pro ratings
Santa Cruz Mountains, San Francisco Bay, California, USA
Merlot
Beef, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, Exotic Spices, Lamb, White Rice, Baking Spices, Herbs, Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Uli Klumpp

Exemplary SCM Merlot. Quite the treat.
Winemaker's Comments: 75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, Bates Ranch. Aromatic, ripe berry, peppery bouquet. Rich, fruity, mouthfilling, balanced, long finish. Aged in 50 gal. American oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. Only 84 cases produced. Bottled March, 1994.

Exemplary SCM Merlot. Quite the treat.
Winemaker's Comments: 75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, Bates Ranch. Aromatic, ripe berry, peppery bouquet. Rich, fruity, mouthfilling, balanced, long finish. Aged in 50 gal. American oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. Only 84 cases produced. Bottled March, 1994.

Sep 26th, 2016
Michael Kilgore

Proxy review: neighbors brought it by. Aim thumbs up

Proxy review: neighbors brought it by. Aim thumbs up

Sep 17th, 2016
Rhett Butler

Btg at playground!

Btg at playground!

Oct 28th, 2016
Marshal White

Marshal had this 4 years ago

Marshal had this 4 years ago

Nov 10th, 2014
Ford Roosevelt

Ford had this 4 years ago

Ford had this 4 years ago

Jun 19th, 2014