2013 Merlot Over and Play Dead
This is not a wimpy Merlot. Slightly tongue-in-cheek, but this has always been the motto for our Merlot Over and Play Dead. Brenda’s focus has always been on picking very ripe Merlot fruit to get the black and red fruits she loves, and to get soft and ripe tannins. The wine's label captures this "attitude"... a big, beefy bulldog saying "bite me" is our way of saying this in not your typical Merlot.
Forget the dainty stereotype, our Merlot is ready, willing
and able to fight for a place at your table. Our 2013 Mutt
Lynch Merlot Over and Play Dead is medium-ruby in
color and opens to aromatics of plums and black cherries.
The flavor profile is of plums, black cherries, and
notes of tea leaf. On the palate, the wine is mediumbodied,
nicely balanced and with a smooth, though dry
Pair this “bully” with beef medallions or your favorite
mushroom burger. For a can’t miss meatless option--
pair with some roasted vegetables.