Beauty and grace merge with perfect balance between rich oak and delicate fruit. Spectacular cherry, blackberry and cassis flavors are intricately laced thhroughout this wine with hints of vanilla, violets, and spice.
2017 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition: Best of Class; 2017 San Antonio Livestock & Rodeo International Wine Competition: Gold Medal
Serve at 65 degrees. The warm Texas climate gives Messina Hof's 2015 Merlot Private Reserve its dark berry and vanilla flavors. A luxurious tannin structure develops throughout extensive oak aging perfectly complementing this Bordeaux style wine.
Food Pairing Notes
This Merlot shines when paired with lamb, pork and pastas.