Wineries

2015 Cannonball Merlot

Cannonball Merlot is sourced from our sustainably farmed estate vineyard Adam and Eve, in the northern Russian River Valley, as well as some favorite vineyards in Sonoma Valley. 

ACCOLADES

'BEST BUY!' MVPs 2018

Wine & Spirits Magazine June 2018

WINEMAKER NOTES

The most notable factor of this vintage was the small crop loads. The vintage is characterized with spice, rich flavors and robust mouthfeel.
Fermentation was controlled with a cold soak prior to yeast inoculation and draining and pressing at 2 Brix prior to seed tannin extraction. The 2015 is blended with small amounts of Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon for complexity. 

The aroma of the wine shows vibrant spice, cherry and cloves. On the palate the wine is medium-full bodied with great concentration, bursting with flavors of black cherries, rich chocolate and spiced cake. The wine finishes with perfectly balanced texture and flavor and a refreshing brightness.  

AVA: Sonoma County • Alc: 13.8% •  pH: 3.6 • TA: 0.58g/100mls 

FOOD PAIRINGS

Enjoy with red meats, duck, and pasta with rich sauces.