High above the town of Saint Helena, in the rocky soils of the Mayacamas mountains, lies the famed Keenan Estate. We managed to pull an extra ton of fruit from these steeply terraced rows — a ton more than we needed for our Sixteen Appellations blend — and set it aside for our club members A nose of cedar wood leaps from the glass. A fine-grained, almost velvety texture, arrives with your first sip. Then the chocolate-y creaminess that is quintessential Merlot. The finish is long, giving you plenty of time to contemplate what to have for dinner.