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Longboard Merlot "Dakine Vineyard" 2014

LONG090
A lush Merlot from the Dakine vineyard of Longboard Wines, enhanced by the addition of 14% Malbec.
Type:
Vintage:
2014
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
86% Merlot, 14% Malbec
Style:
N/A
ABV:
14%
Region:
Country:
USA
Sub Region:
Sonoma
Body:
Soft, fruity and smooth
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork
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£16.99
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Longboard Vineyards

Longboard was born from the passion of Oded Shakked, surfer first, winemaker later, who brings a unique perspective to winemaking, or rather winegrowing as he prefers to call it. Longboard believes that great tasting wines are those that are true to the people and place that grew them. Thus, they extend the notion of “terroir” to include the human aspect, not just the soils, climate and weather.

Tasting Notes

Dakine Merlot is lush with blackcurrant, violet and blueberry aromas with that signature note of wild fennel. The generous mid-palate is full of sweet-tasting tannins, and dark chocolate flavours.

Food Matches

Pair with a rare Filet Mignon or a beef carpaccio.