Bernard Bruno (Bernard of Hollywood) took this photograph of Marilyn in 1952 for a publicity still for the movie Niagara. It was the movie that made Marilyn a star when it was released.
Awarded Gold 2015 at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
The aromas exhibit good intensity with a complexity of dark, mature fruit hints of mocha, forest floor and earthiness characters. This merlot has a solid medium body, good structure, and well balanced with well integrated tannins. The flavors follow the aromas with added nuances of spice, cherry, and a bright lingering finish.