2015 Bedell Cellar First Crush First Crush Merlot Cabernet Franc
First Crush is a unique red blend made with sustainably farmed young vine fruit, and aged in stainless steel to preserve its easygoing character. 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc.
The 2013 vintage was unique and exceptional, one of the greatest in 40 years of Long Island winemaking. Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal described it as, “A light juicy blend, pretty, uncomplicated, marked by soft tannins and bright red berry fruit."
Pair with poultry, lasagna, couscous with meat, Middle Eastern fare, veggie pizza, and Greek cuisine.