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Buttonwood Farm Winery

2004 Merlot
Santa Ynez Valley

The 2004 growing season produced a small crop of merlot which was crushed and fermeneted with Pasteur red yeast for three weeks before pressing off, then racked to French oak barrels where it aged for nineteen months. The addition of cabernet franc adds structure and a bit of spiciness to the final product. Aromas of sweet cherry, anise, and clove give way to flavors of forest floor, cedar, clove, black raspberry and oak. A firm backbone of tannin supports the wine without getting in the way of the flavor and ensures the wine will age for years to come. But don't wait years to try it!

Serve 2004 Merlot with duck breasts braised in a merlot, dried apricot and dried cherry sauce.

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