2009 Ranch Collection Merlot

The grapes used to produce our 2009 Shannon Ridge North Coast Merlot were harvested from different blocks in Lake and Mendocino Counties, California. Deep color and flavors were achieved with gentle handling, controlled fermentation. Aged in French and American oak to help create a balanced soft mouth feel.

Tasting Notes

Color: Deep Garnet
Aroma: Blackberry, Plum, Vanilla, Herb
Flavor: Berry, Cherry, Violets
Texture: Well balanced with a lush mouth feel

Technical Data

Alcohol: 13.8%
Total Acidity: 0.59 g/mL
pH: 3.53
Residual Sugar: 0.50%
Composition/Blend:

85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Barbera

Appellation: North Coast
Cases Produced: 7,500

Suggested Retail: $18.99
Stock#: SN09ME

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