Merlot 2019
Colète

Merlot 2019
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Colète is a Napa Valley Merlot design by Rajat Parr and Marie Vayron Ponsonnet. Inspired by the Merlot's of Pomerol, Raj and Marie scoured the Napa landscape for a vineyard site which would deliver an expression of the grape, distinctly Napa but influenced by the soft, rounded and well structured wines of Pomerol.

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Merlot 2019
Colete artists drawings

Colète

Colète is the passion project of Pomerol born sommelier turned winemaker Marie Vayron Ponsonnet under the guidance and support of Raj Parr. The wine is inspired by Pomerol, Merlot's defining terroir.

Pomerol is a small village-less region (a simple Church lies at the centre), set apart from St. Émilion on…

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  • Savoury and well structured, with plenty of cool climate Napa character. Lifted by floral notes, there is a bright acidity to the wine which accompanies a classic palate of crunchy hedgerow fruit and subtle menthol tones, supported by soft rounded tannins
  • The grapes are sourced from Black Vineyard in Coombsville - Where the vineyard benefits from cool, marine influenced air and volcanic, well-drained soils.
  • A collaborative passion project of Raj Parr and Somm. turned winemaker Maire Vayron Ponsonnet
  • Drink a few years after bottling and for 8-10 years
  • Pair with Portobello stuffed mushrooms or roast pork

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Product Code
13CNVM19
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
75cl
Origin
U.S.A. > California
Producer
Colète
Vintage
2019
Grape Varieties
Merlot