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Iconic Napa Winery Mayacamas Releases Its 2015 Vintage of Merlot

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the historic Napa Valley winery located on the slopes of Mount Veeder is glad to announce the release of its 2015 Merlot. 785 cases were created by the celebrated vineyard’s profoundly gifted group, including Winemaker Braiden Albrecht and Consulting Winemaker Andy Erickson.

The grapes for the Merlot are developed on the precarious, rocky slopes of Mount Veeder. Developed somewhere in the range of 1,800 and 2,000 ft. in the rise, these 30-year old vines produce small, intensely seasoned berries. The Mayacamas group harvests the grapes right on time to hold brilliant sharpness and firm tannins. After about fourteen days of ageing in concrete and treated steel, the grapes are delicately squeezed and the maturing procedure starts. The 2015 Merlot was matured 22 months in oak – 10 months in enormous arrangement foudre and a year in barrique. The wine was then packaged and cellared an additional a year prior to release.

“The 2015 developing season was featured by a cool spring and moderate summer temperatures. The Merlot berry size was small, yields were low and the subsequent wine has incredible power and length” said Braiden Albrecht, Winemaker at Mayacamas. “We are exceptionally pleased with this vintage and feel it proceeds with the recognized history and celebrated inheritance of the vineyard.”

On the nose, the aromatics of the 2015 Merlot comprise of simply ready cherry and soft rose petals, impeccably complementing the layered connotations of dried savvy and wet record all normal for Mayacamas’ credible style. On the sense of taste to balance it, the wine’s crisp corrosiveness and minerality make centre toward the completion and pair with the notes of ready pomegranate, new tobacco and stone.

The 2015 Mayacamas Merlot is formally accessible both direct to buyers and by means of discount today, valued at $60 for a 750mL jug. For more data, please visit Mayacamas.com


Established in 1889, Mayacamas remains as one of the most celebrated vineyards and winery operations in Napa Valley, CA, located high on the inclines of Mount Veeder. Since the 1950’s the vinification of Mayacamas wines has remained surprisingly predictable with a proceeded with a commitment to employ classical strategies and devices that are integral to the character of the Mayacamas brand and item. In July 2013, Mayacamas was acquired by the Jay Schottenstein family, marking the start of a splendid new era at Mayacamas. The Schottenstein’s will proceed with the Mayacamas heritage and recognized 125-year history while at the same time moving the brand into what’s to come. Through fastidious reclamation of the winery, a recharged spotlight on the subtleties of incredible cultivating and winemaking and employing a profoundly talented group including Winemaker Braiden Albrecht under the tutelage of Andy Erickson – one of the most accomplished winemakers of his generation, and Phil Coturri – eminent natural viticulturist, to regulate the way toward replanting the vineyards and regenerating the dirts; their vision is coming to fulfilment. For more data, please visit www.mayacamas.com.

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