Intense, deep red in colour, the main trait of Desiderio 2014 is the harmony between the sweet fruity notes, typical to Merlot, and the fresh acidity, testament of the 2014 vintage. Aromas of blueberries and raspberry juice find depth in notes of toasted coffee beans, cloves and thyme, with just a touch of underlying menthol. The taste is fruity and fragrant, with refined, silky tannins and a long-lingering finish, reminiscent of red currant and sweet spices.
The 2014 Merlot Desiderio is a bold and forthcoming red wine that peels back with thick layers of aromatic intensity. The bouquet is deeply endowed with black cherry, toasted espresso and sweet mocha. This is a soft and luscious wine that wraps thickly over the whole palate, from front to back. The finish is a bit leaner than that bold bouquet would have you initially think.