Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Monterra 2004 Merlot (California)
It was a night for something easy drinking, so I pulled this 2004 Merlot off the shelf without a second thought; but instead of the great plum and cherry that I was expecting I got a rancid, old prune, dried up wine that seems to have died before it's time. The colour was almost brown with barely a hint of red at all. Not sure whether to blame the producer or the plastic cork.