Greyscale Wines 2014 Napa Valley Merlot Tasting Notes
Established in 2008 by Jean and Larry Rowe, Greyscale Wines produces hand-crafted premium wines using high-quality Napa Valley grapes. The 2014 Greyscale Napa Valley Merlot is a blend of 93% Merlot from Orchard Vineyards, 5% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot, and 1% Malbec.
By Guest Blogger Craig Camp, Managing Partner of Cornerstone Cellars
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