Made in a ripe and rewarding style, The Black Rook Merlot shows the rich, dark fruit character that comes from the Black Sage Bench region. There’s an impressive core of fruit that suggests the warmth of the site and calibre of the vintage, with impressive intensity and more rustic tannins than the more harmonious Opening Gambit Merlot. Give it a long decant if opening soon or cellar for two to five years to experience the full potential of this expressive Okanagan red.
95 Points - John Schreiner
The wine is dark, with lifted floral, cassis and vanilla aromas. It is rich on the palate, with savoury flavours of black cherry and black currant. Long ripe tannins give the wine a generous texture and a lingering, harmonious finish.
ZYN delivers within the City of Calgary for a flat fee. For deliveries outside Calgary, additional charges will apply at the point of checkout.
ZYN uses, whenever possible, couriers with temperature-controlled vehicles. The shipping charges include proper packaging to ensure safe delivery of your order. This includes heavy duty boxes, industrial packing peanuts, and other protective material and/or Styrofoam shippers.
All orders are shipped via courier and require complete mailing address and telephone number for daytime delivery. Orders cannot be shipped to a post office box.
Please allow 1 to 5 days for delivery within Calgary and 3 to 12 days outside of Calgary.
All products are subject to availability. If a product is not available, you will be notified and a substitution will be offered or you will be credited back for the product(s).Vintage Information
In certain cases, ZYN is unable to guarantee vintages due to the Alberta Government distribution system. ZYN will do its best to ensure that the vintages on its website are updated and accurate. If ZYN cannot fulfill your order with the requested vintage, you will be contacted and you may choose to either accept the available vintage or cancel the product.Order Cancellation
Orders can be cancelled via email within 2 hours of the order being placed without charge. A restocking fee may apply if the order is cancelled after 2 hours of it being placed.Returns
ZYN will accept returns. If the item(s) is in saleable condition, it will be fully refunded. If the item has been shipped outside Calgary, the shipping charges are the responsibility of the purchaser. Faulty items will be evaluated on an individual basis before a decision is made.