Plaisance Ranch – Merlot 2016 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Merlot 2016 – Applegate Valley

The nose is fruity and offers a fine intensity and a small deepness. It reveals notes of ripe blackcurrant, small red berries and small notes of crushed wild strawberry associated with fine touches of violet, cornflower as well as fine hints of caramelization and sweet spices. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy frame, a good definition as well as precision and a mineral frame. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of blackberry, raspberry and small of cherry associated with small touches of violet as well as a subtle varietal hint. Good length and persistence. Tannin are well-built.

Note (Score): 15/20

Note (Score): 89-90/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)