Mer-UhOh

In the glass, this Paso Merlot has a dark, inky center with electric purple edges. From the looks of it, I’d swear this thing was a damned Syrah….

The nose is TIGHT with tart black-fruit, cocoa, and some spicy alcohol heat….

A taste is led by black cherries and blueberries that move into a raisiny, raspberry cola mid-palate ——> The finish has a cottony mouthfeel with notes of milk chocolate, copper from a fist full of pennies, and more of the alcohol heat that I got on the nose….

This is a Merlot that acts like a big ass Syrah….. If it weren’t so hot, I’d be more in tune to it…. It burns though, so I’m not.

2015 The Fableist Wine Co. “Merlot” Paso Robles CA

http://www.fableistwine.com

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