Marilyn Wines Merlot 2016
Appearance: The 2016 Marilyn Merlot is a rich scarlet hue with purple tones that immediately catch one's eye as it is poured in the glass. Aroma: The aromas exhibit a complexity of characters, including but not limited to, cherries, cinnamon, plums, juniper berries and hints of mocha. Mouth Feel: This merlot has wonderful structure and weight on the palate, is well balanced with suitable tannins for aging. The flavors amplify the aromas with added nuances of tart, rich, blackberries, and vanilla. Very enjoyable now but will improve with 4-7 years of aging. Food Pairing: Well made Merlots pair well with many foods, from steaks to pizza, most any meal is better with Merlot.