Monday, October 24, 2005

Barboursville Vineyards Virginia Merlot'03, Virginia, USA

A silky Merlot from Virginia.

Technical Data:100% Merlot aged few months only on oak.

Description:A very supple Merlot with garnet color and pinkish hues. The wine offers on the nose lots berry’s aromas and more particularly raspberry. The palate shows Raspberry and Cherry flavors enticed with smoke and a touch of spice. Very supple and smooth tannins.

Food Pairing & Service:Will accompany well risotto and pasta dishes with tomato sauce. Will go well also with braised rabbit, grilled chicken, roasted beef and mild cheeses.

Score:6/10 Too Smooth for my taste!

Suggested Retail Price:$10.99

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