Find this wine Find this wine Black Plums And French Oak Rich, full bodied but could be fuller. Hints of white pepper ending but a semi sour after taste Pin It Tweet 2 years ago by andipandie More posts Heavy, full-bodied Merlot. An intense black cherry colour coats the glass with notes of dark fruits and anise on the nose. This focused red offers taut plum and other dark fruits along with a hint of sage. The Reserve Merlot has been aged for 12 months in French and American oak. 2 days ago by Patricia A.