Amphorae Wines Makura Merlot/ Barbera 2008, Israel

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My Rating 87 Points. 
Price $60.

This is a gorgeous Merlot/ Barbera blend from Israel.

Dark Ruby in color with a red Rim.

What a beautiful nose on this blend. Fruity with blackberries, plums, blueberries, figs, licorice, Oak, cocoa, Earth and black pepper.

Dry and Fruity on the palate with Plums, blackberries, cherries, oak, cedar, tart strawberries, earth, tar, clover and black pepper.

Medium-bodied with high acidity and nice legs.

This is a great blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Barbera. Aged wonderfully and well-balanced with enough acidity to balance out the fruits.

Aged for 36 months in French Oak barrels of different sizes, and then an additional year in the bottle. A collaboration between the winemaker and the world renowned Michel Rolland.

15% alcohol by volume.

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