Santa Ema Reserve Merlot is a deep red in color. The unmistakable notes of chocolate and vanilla appear along with red fruits and roasted coffee. The palate is silky and has tremendous structure, with nicely rounded ripe tannins. The perfect companion to meats, stews, pastas, and cheeses. - Winery
Color: Deep violet ruby-red.
Aroma: Very fruity wine with spices aromas of plums, blackberries, and accompanied by intense notes of caramel, chocolate, and vanilla.
Palate: Soft, ripe tannins lend good structure and balance.
Pairing Suggestion: Drink with red meats, white meats, pastas, game birds, and cheeses.
A juicy and supple style, with notes of allspice to the red plum, boysenberry and dried cherry flavors. Hints of chocolate mousse show on the finish. Drink now. 50,000 cases made. -KM. - Wine Spectator Magazine 89 Points