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Blackbird Vineyards Merlot - 2009(W-70494)

Blackbird Vineyards  Merlot

Winery Story

After a successful career in financial services Michael Polenske followed his palate to Napa Valley. Now the owner of Blackbird Vineyards, P... (more...)olenske's found success again with his acclaimed Merlot-based blend. Blackbird Vineyards encompasses 10 acres of mostly dry farmed vines in the Oak Knoll district of Napa. Its highly allocated wines are made by the talented Sarah Gott of Joseph Phelps and Quintessa.

Tasting Note

The 2009 Arise reveals an arresting perfume of cherry, blackberry, fig, and cedar. Aged in French Oak barrels for 21 months, the chewy mid-p... (more...)alate presents enticing flavors of plum and spice within structured layers of red fruit. Blackbird's 2009 vintage w

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