Lieb Reserve Merlot 2013
AppellationNorth Fork of Long Island
Bottle Size750 ml
Aging ProgramBarrel aged 10 months in Hungarian oak
Blend81% Merlot, 10% Malbec, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot
The Lieb Reserve Merlot 2013 is an elegant red wine that displays classic Merlot characteristics. This wine would be perfectly at home on any dinner table and would pair well with a variety of foods. Dark garnet in the glass, this Merlot is medium-to-full bodied and dry. Balanced tannins coat the mouth, and flavors of black cherry abound on the palate. The finish is long and smooth.
The 2013 vintage experienced a variety of weather conditions. A wet and cool spring was followed by idyllic conditions in the summer and fall, which resulted in flavorful grapes.
Taste SummaryBlack Cherry
Wine QualitiesMedium-bodied, Smooth, Soft tannin