Dry famed and exclusively planted in a few pockets of Rutherford’s clay rich soils. Frog’s Leap Merlot shows a vibrant red in colour with fragrant aromas of red fruit, plum liquorice and cocoa. Vibrant on the palate, with lifted pure fruits, accompanied with notes of mint, mocha and subtle spice. Silky, graceful and harmonious, Frog’s Leap Merlot is a knock out now but will reward many years cellaring.
“At the winery, there is every expectation that we will be cellaring and enjoying the wines from the 2018 vintage for many decades to come. The vintage, quite simply, was nearly perfect and in every way, one for the ages. As we, on regular occasions, enjoy wines from our deep cellar collection, we are constantly reminded how well our Merlots age. There is something about the succulent red fruit flavors that enrich the wine and add depth to the finish. This particular Merlot is enormously promising in that regard. Deep red fruit, plums and cherries and ripe full of perfectly balanced flavors. You will want to enjoy it right away with a perfectly roasted chicken – but please, we beg you – put a few bottles in the cellar.” – John Williams, Winemaker
We also have John Williams’ excellent and world renowned Frog’s Leap Zinfandel available here.