Merlo Family Estate Blackbird 2014
This is a Mediterranean style red wine blend, with 50% Syrah and 50% Zinfandel. From the estate vineyard in Hyampom Valley on the riverbanks of the wild and scenic South Fork of the Trinity River surrounded by 8,000 ft mountains on all sides. It is a rich full-bodied wine with notes of cedar and spice and a very complex finish. It compliments richly flavored foods like stews and cassoulet, or with BBQ ribs, pizza, and burgers on the grill. 1500 cases produced. Alcohol 13.9%.