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2018 Merlot
Wine Specs
Napa Valley

2018 Merlot

The 2018 Titus Merlot is another stunning bottling from the block we purchase at the Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard.  The aromas are generous with a beautiful bouquet of ripe strawberry, berry pie, toasted pie crust, dried cranberry, and potpourri.  As the wine glides through the palate it is open and rich with flavors of plum, dark cherry, Oolong tea, and spice.  Gentle tannins frame a smooth and round palate that has fresh acid and lingering notes of anise and hibiscus.  Enjoy through 2030.

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Wine Profile

The 2018 Titus Merlot was harvested on October 13th and 24th 2018.  The Merlot is 100% from two blocks at the Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard in Southern Napa.  After the fruit was recieved at the winery it was destemmed directly to tank where it was fermented for 14 days.  After fermentation the free run wine was drained from tank and racked to barrel.  This wine was aged in 55% new Hungarian Oak barrels for 20 months before being racked to tank for bottling.  This wine was racked quarterly during the first year.

Merlot 87%
Malbec 6.5%
Cabernet Sauvignon 6.5%