This classic varietal finds its name from the word "Blackbird" in French (Merle). Our homage to the origin of these grapes is stylistically portrayed in this 2017 vintage. Label artwork by Assistant Winemaker Fabian Olvera.
Dark berries on the nose leading to full, fruity expressions of strawberry and blackberry. These beautiful fruit notes are intertwined with velvety tannin characteristics, nuances of oak, and our local terroir.
Delicate red meats, dark chocolate, fresh berries, campfires, board games, sunsets, and occasional sunrises.