2019 Silent Bishop Merlot

A nose of multilayered red and dark fruits, coffee and tobacco with subtle floral notes. The palate displays fleshy blueberry and black fruits enhanced by tobacco, mocha and herbal influences with well-balanced acidity and bright tannins producing a wine of harmony, length and intensity.

Western Benches
Aromas & Texture
Layered & Intense
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CheckMate Silent Bishop Merlot Bottle
  • 93 Points Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine Accolade 92 Points Anthony Gismondi

The west side offers a multitude of red and black fruit nuances mixing tobacco and mocha with blackberries and raspberries, with scrubby desert notes underneath. A diversity of soils, aspects, and sun exposures leads to a complex Bordelais style.

92 Points, Anthony Gismondi

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