This past Friday Night’s wine…

This week we had no guests – so fewer bottles 🙂  Again a light Shabbos so lighter wine was in order.

Four Gates Merlot La Rochelle 2001 – Score: A-
The Merlot has a vibrant and almost shimmering purple color – quite lovely to look at.  The nose is filled with cherry, raspberry, and strawberries along with a hint of oak and butterscotch.  This medium bodied wine’s mouth is filled with a carry over of the nose’s raspberries and strawberries.  It has a mid palate of acid notes and spicy wood.  The finish is long with butterscotch, acid notes, medium tannins, and more spicy wood.

Posted on February 3, 2008, in Food and drink, Kosher Red Wine, Wine and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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