Blackstone Merlot Wine

Vendor Blackstone
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Introducing Blackstone Merlot Wine – an exquisite red wine that personifies the artistry of California winemaking. Crafted by the renowned Blackstone winery, this Merlot showcases the perfect marriage of luscious fruit flavors, balanced structure, and a touch of oak, resulting in a wine that captures the essence of the vineyards from which it hails.

California Terroir: Sourced from premium vineyards across California, Blackstone Merlot reflects the diverse terroirs of the state. The combination of warm days and cool nights allows the grapes to ripen slowly, fostering the development of rich and complex flavors that characterize this classic red wine.

Craftsmanship: Meticulously crafted, Blackstone Merlot undergoes a careful fermentation and aging process that includes both stainless steel and oak barrels. This approach enhances the wine's structure and imparts layers of complexity, ensuring a harmonious balance between fruit expression and oak influence.

Versatility: Blackstone Merlot is a versatile companion for a range of occasions. Whether paired with hearty dishes like grilled meats, pasta, or enjoyed on its own, this wine elevates the dining experience and is suitable for both casual gatherings and special celebrations.

Packaging: Presented in the distinctive black label that symbolizes Blackstone's commitment to quality, the Merlot is bottled elegantly, capturing the rich essence of the wine within. The label pays homage to the winery's heritage and dedication to producing exceptional wines.

Everyday Elegance: Blackstone Merlot is more than a wine; it's an invitation to savor the everyday moments with elegance and style. Whether shared among friends or enjoyed in solitude, this Merlot embodies the richness of California's vineyards, delivering a delightful experience with every pour.

Indulge in the timeless allure of Blackstone Merlot Wine – a red wine that showcases the complexity and depth for which California wines are celebrated. Toast to the craftsmanship of Blackstone and the joy found in every sip.



Tasting Notes

In the glass, Blackstone Merlot reveals a deep garnet color, offering a visual preview of the rich and luscious experience that awaits.

The aromatic journey begins with an enticing blend of ripe blackberries, cherries, and plums. Subtle notes of vanilla and a hint of cocoa add depth, creating an inviting and complex bouquet.

Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with a medley of flavors. Ripe blackberries take center stage, accompanied by the sweet succulence of cherries and the soft richness of plums. The integration of oak reveals hints of vanilla, while a delicate touch of cocoa adds a layer of sophistication. The wine's velvety texture and well-integrated tannins contribute to a smooth and luxurious mouthfeel.

Blackstone Merlot culminates in a lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. The harmony of fruit and oak persists, showcasing the wine's structural integrity. The final notes are both satisfying and contemplative, inviting another sip.

Distillery Information

Blackstone is fortunate to call both Monterey and Sonoma County home. Our winery in Monterey County is where Blackstone makes its award-winning California Merlot, as well as its range of Monterey County wines.
Blackstone Merlot California 4.6 out of 5 stars, average rating value.
Bordeaux is undoubtedly the spiritual home of Merlot, where the Right Bank regions of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol deliver iconic benchmark expressions of the variety that are destined for long-term aging.Merlot is a varietal that sits smack dab in the middle of the red wine spectrum, with medium levels of tannin, acidity and alcohol (12-15%). It's most famous for its red-fruit flavours (namely cherry, plum and raspberry), easy-drinking tannins and super-soft finish.
Blackstone's founders, brothers Derek and Courtney Benham, will retain the Martin Ray and Mark West brands, while Blackstone winemaker Dennis Hill will stay on in his role, joining the Pacific Wine Partners staff.
Medium body and acidity with light+ tannins. 3.5Really a straightforward merlot. Big, plush, and hints of dark berries and vanilla. Not much outside of the regular characteristics of the varietal, but still good quality for a cheap price.
Blackstone Inc. is an American alternative investment management company based in New York City. Blackstone's private equity business has been one of the largest investors in leveraged buyouts in the last three decades, while its real estate business has actively acquired commercial real estate.