Woody but smooth, with classic cedar, tobacco and leather aromas along with sturdy plum and cherry fruit. Good feel, as it sits nicely on the tongue. Finishes reasonably long and straight, with solidity. Traditional and tasty, with no frills.
Thanks to tempting and evolving notes of black pepper, Indian spice, toast, espresso, cola, menthol and Pastis this Merlot-Nero d’Avola blend strikes all the right chords and is a flat out bargain for $9 a bottle. It boasts a brick red color with good structure and persistency and is the ultimate consumer-friendly wine. Part of the Beringer Blass Wine Estates’…