Artesa 2011 Limited Release Merlot Napa Valley
I'm not normally a Merlot fan. It just has never been one of my go to wine choices. Until now!
I had several friends recommend Artesa Vineyards & Winery as a place I should visit for a tasting in Napa Valley. Most cited the stunning views from the tasting room patio and outdoor art sculptures as the best reason to visit.
I wasn't expecting much in the way of great wines, mostly because nobody was saying "You have to go to Artesa, the WINE is amazing!" They were saying "You have to go to Artesa, the VIEWS are amazing!"
And they are...