St. Francis Sonoma County Merlot 2007

Recommendation: Not recommended

Winery/Producer: St. Francis Winery and Vineyard; Santa Rosa, California

Grape Variety: Merlot

Geographic Origin: Sonoma County, California

Vintage: 2007

Price: $16.50

Purchased From: Ralphs Grocery Store; Encino, California

Paired With: Turkey burger with blue cheese, macaroni and cheese, green salad.


    He said: Ruby red color. Blackberry and alcohol bouquet. Quite strong tannins in the taste and it’s harsh in the finish. Disappointing at this price.

    She said: Very little bouquet or flavor, medium body, dry, firm tannins. Medium long dry finish with a bit of harshness. Not a good buy.