The grapes were crushed into roto-fermenters where they fermented for?approximately 7 days. Juice was drawn off the skins to improve the wines?color and flavor intensity. The?wine?was matured in French oak for 8 months?prior to bottling.
Alvi's Drift Merlot
Full bodied for a merlot, yet soft and?juicy with subtle?tobacco?characters on the nose and palate. There are notes?of cherries and ripe plums with a hint of chocolate. The tannin structure is?quite firm for a merlot and we expect the wine to age well because of this.