Goosecross's Estate vineyard, with its well drained, rocky soil, abundance of sunshine, breezy afternoons, is the perfect place to grow Merlot grapes. Merlot a soft, fruity, and fairly rich wine, making it intensely popular and one of the most commonly planted wine grapes. Flavor profile: ripe black cherry, raspberry, cocoa, mocha, cinnamon, allspice, toasty oak. Enjoy this Merlot with everything from roast duck and other game birds to prime rib. It pairs well with nuts and medium-hard to hard cheeses like Comte or Aged Gouda.