Whitehall Lane Merlot, Napa Valley, 2006

Whitehall Lane is a small, family owned winery that grows premier Merlot grapes in their Napa Valley vineyards. This extraordinary fruit flourishes In the gravelly soils and results in a wine with stunning flavors and balance. In 2006, the grapes were harvested from the end of September through most of October and the wine was aged for 18 months in small oak barrels. Alcohol 14.5% by volume.