2015 Napa Valley Oakville Merlot, Oakville Station
The first swirl of the glass reveals complex aromas of black cherries, plum and a touch of toasty spice. This Oakville Station vineyard produces merlot that is an extraordinary expression of the revered Oakville terroir, showing great depth, laced with layers of black cherry and toasty vanilla notes. Full and round on entry, the core of this complex wine is packed with juicy black cherry, blackberry and spice. Silky yet ample tannins suggest you can give this charmer a little time in the cellar.