Firestone Vineyard

Reserve Santa Ynez Valley Merlot

9.32 ratings
-no pro ratings
Santa Ynez Valley, Central Coast, 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
Mike Blom

Leather, cigar leaf, rose water and Bing cherries. Old fella has actually hung in there very well.

Initial sweetness, stewed plums, Swisher Sweets, and almonds land the palate with soft fine tannins. Fades a bit over an hour in the decanter but showcased well.

Leather, cigar leaf, rose water and Bing cherries. Old fella has actually hung in there very well.

Initial sweetness, stewed plums, Swisher Sweets, and almonds land the palate with soft fine tannins. Fades a bit over an hour in the decanter but showcased well.

Apr 9th, 2016
Alan Farber

Alan had this 8 years ago

Alan had this 8 years ago

Jun 15th, 2014