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Award-winning Esser Vineyards Merlot is a blend of different lots from the San Lucas vineyard showcasing intense aromas of dark fruit, dried herbs and oak spice.Esser Merlot, a Wine Enthusiast Best Buy

Esser Vineyards Merlot has a rich and polished mouth-feel with luscious flavors of cherries and spice, vanilla and dark plum, and is integrated with plush tannins and a long, sweet finish.


2013 Vintage

Gold Medal & Best Buy

2012 Vintage

Silver Medal
2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Silver Medal & Best Buy
Food Pairings
Barbecued ribs, lamb, beef roast and red pasta dishes
Monterey County, CA
13.5% Residual Sugar: 6.8 g/L Acidity: 6.0 g/L pH: 3.41

The Esser Vineyards Varietals