Exhibit 3B

2020 Merlot

Now presenting Exhibit 3B - a Merlot with winemaker Brandon Armitage and Blue House Vineyard, owned by Brooke Lipman. Observe notes of new leather, sage and raspberry pie. The dark hue and body showcase the high-quality fruit from this low-lying, Scotts Valley vineyard.

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Tasting Notes

The dark hue and body showcase the high-quality fruit. The confident nose highlights tobacco, new leather and sage. Observe on the palate flavors of cheery, herbs and raspberry pie.


Tastes great alongside roasted foods like pork shoulder, roasted mushrooms or braised short ribs. Especially good with homemade chimichurri sauce!


Our wines are named after courtroom jargon to honor Judge Marlo’s career in the judicial system. Exhibit 3B acknowledges and celebrates the three B’s that make up this wine - winemaker Brandon Armitage and Blue House Vineyard and its owner Brooke Lipman.


Brandon Armitage’s talent is ever present in this Merlot. Brandon’s expertise and talent continue to shine in this unique wine.


Blue House Vineyard (previously known as Fowl Play Vineyard) sits on less than an acre at Blue House in Scotts Valley. The vineyard sits just within the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA and is just down the road from the old Alfred Hitchcock estate. This three decades old vineyard is 100% dry farmed and 100% Merlot. It is owned by indelible Brooke Lipman and managed by Ken Swegles, Coastal Range Vineyard.

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