Melka – Métisse 2013 – Jumping Goat Vineyard – Napa Valley

Melka – Métisse 2013 – Jumping Goat Vineyard – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, powerful, a bit gourmand and offers freshness and concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry cream associated with fine notes of redcurrant, wild strawberry, plum, zan as well as slight hints of dried purple fig, violet and a discreet hint of chocolate. The palate is fruity, well-defined, well-balanced and offers a good precision of the fruit, a fresh frame, juiciness, a nice expression, a nice definition as well as a creamy matter. Beautiful freshness on the attack. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, cassis, strawberry and fine notes of small wild berries combined with touches of strawberry jam as well as slight notes of dark chocolate, liquorice, black tea and fine touches of spice. Tannins are fine and very slightly firm / dusty. Good length, intensity and good persistence. There are slight notes of cocoa / dark chocolate and grilled notes of the finish / persistence.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2016/08

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)