Forget anything you heard about Merlot from Sideways, our 2013 Merlot is deep and full bodied. The wine is full of intense fruit aromas and flavors. The wine was aged for 27 months in French Oak barrels which adds a complexity to the wine not typically found in Merlot. The alcohol is 14.70%. 115 cases produced. Gold Medal Winner 2016 Orange County Commercial Wine Competition. 88 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine. To buy a case of wine at a 20% discount please enter the discount code case20.