I received this Hobson Estate Merlot as a part of a wonderful little gift basket I received for Christmas. I loved the entire basket – especially since it came with five bottles of wine! Getting a wine gift basket for Christmas is…the best thing ever. It makes sure you have bottles (that aren’t noted as favorites) for guests and it gives you a new vineyard to taste.
This Merlot is a deep burgundy color and it shines like a jewel when the light hits it.
I was surprised at how sweet it was at the very first taste. But I liked it. 🙂 It was sweet with a hint of tartness.
The label says it contains hints of: black cherry, ripe plums, blackberry pie, cloves, rich mocha, and a berry finish.