Find this wine Find this wine Challis Lane 2011 Merlot Very nice, smooth, no tannin bite or need to breath. Pin It Tweet 4 years ago by Garalddeakins More posts Challis Lane merlot. Mild, lightly fruity body, slightly spicy finish. Pretty good! 2 years ago by Anerdybirdie Challis Lane 2012 Merlot Nah, too dry. *update: not too bad if you're already drunk 3 years ago by Sarbetsch Challis Lane California Merlot 2011 Good with meat and anything , has medium body 3 years ago by etp Challis Lane Merlot Cheap, but good 3 years ago by Mary R.