Red Wine by Duckhorn from Napa Valley, California. With firm tannins and exceptional length, this is a lovely and age-worthy wine that shows how much Merlot can excel in a cooler growing season. The aromas are rich and inviting with layers of amaretto, sweet spice and cedar. On the palate, lush flavors of plum, blackberry and cherry dominate, with the tannins adding structure and depth.
Red Wine by Swanson from Napa Valley, California. The 2006 Swanson Merlot is a definite cross between classic Napa Merlot and quintessential Right-Bank Bordeaux. Ripe cassis and elegant black cherry on the nose, with a hint of spice and plum. The tannins are very ripe and firm. Sweet, toasty oak, overlaid with pure raspberry extract and black cherry. Will cellar very nicely for the next 10 years.
Red Wine by Duckhorn from Napa Valley, California. To make a Merlot that could compete with the great Merlot-based wines of the right bank of Bordeaux, we began by sourcing fruit grown primarily in alluvial soils, those with high water drainage and little topsoil. This type of soil produces intense fruit that translates into aromatic and complex wines. Our Napa Valley Merlot is a blend of several individual vineyard lots. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and occasionally Petit Verdot make up the
Francis Coppola 2007 Merlot Diamond Collection California 375ml - (half-bottle) Jan 10, 2011- Winemaker Notes - Francis Ford Coppola's Diamond Collection Merlot combines fruit from Napa, Sonoma, and Monterey. The flavors and textures unique to each region harmonize beautifully together to create a wine that has dark, succulent fruit balanced by natural acidity. Intense aromatics of raspberry and blueberry lead to flavors of crushed berries, vanilla, and leather, which are wrapped up in a soft, smooth tannin
Red Wine by Duckhorn from Napa Valley, California. This wine displays all of the benefits of slow, even ripening during a mild growing season. Though there is fullness and a lush character to this Merlot, there is also restraint and elegance. Promising aromas of cherry, red plum, raspberry, and dried herbs lead to a clean fresh entry with impeccably balanced acidity suporting intense red fruit flavors of cranberry, plum and raspberry. Round, supple tannins provide an enticing framework for the flavors and
Red Wine by Shafer from Napa Valley, California. The purity of aromas and flavors is focused and alive - this is unmistakably Merlot. Predominately you will find delicious red fruit with a core of lush black fruit - red cherry, red plum, spice and berry with hints of eucalyptus, earth and smoke. There's lots of flesh here held together in a structure of fine, ripe tannins. Blend: 92% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Malbec
Current Availability from Shafer Vineyards Shafer 2006 Merlot Napa Valley 375ml (Half Bottle) Jan 13, 2010- According to Winemaker Elias Fernandez: This release is marked by its perfumy aromas of dark fruit that push out of the glass. The wine itself fills the mouth with opulent flavors of red and black berry fruit, licorice, spice, pepper, strawberry and plum. It’s a wine that pairs so well with food, it makes me hungry just tasting it. My biggest memory of 2006 was being amazed at how beautiful the fruit
Red Wine by Duckhorn from Napa Valley, California. The 2008 growing season has produced a particularly complex and complete expression of Napa Valley Merlot, combining bright, lifted red fruit elements with darker, more extracted layers. This depth is on display in the aromatics, where notes of Asian spice, red current, plum and blueberry crisp are supported by a subtle streak of earthiness. The palate is both velvety and balanced, with flavors that echo the aromas. These flavors are held together by
Shafer 2011 Napa Valley Merlot *375 (Half Bottle) The 2011 Merlot (76% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot) exhibits a similar dense purple color along with slightly more subdued aromas of coffee beans, black cherries, black fruits and spice. It does not reveal the viscosity, density and overall completeness of the 2010. Nevertheless, this is a successful effort in a far more challenging vintage. Drink it over the next 6-9 years. 88 Points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October
This Merlot is a deep, ruby red color with bold aromas of black cherry, ripe plums and red currant. The fruit aromas are complemented by hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate, balanced flavors of juicy black plums, mocha and a touch of tobacco make this a wine of structure and finesse. The wine ends beautifully with a velvety mouthfeel and long, rich finish.
Features 2009 Chateau Gigault Cuvee Viva 375ML (Half Bottle) Another major sleeper of the vintage, this consistently well-made wine (another consulting job by Stephane Derenoncourt) has hit pay dirt. It came in at 14% natural alcohol, with a final blend of 99% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon. Vivid, explosive black cherry and blackberry fruit intermixed with some subtle charcoal as well as loamy soil and tobacco leaf notes are all present in the complex aromatics. Full-bodied, fleshy, without a hard edge
You are looking at a new handcrafted pillowcase. The body of the pillowcase both sides is made of a heavyweight quilting cotton in a print of Chardonnay Pinot Noir and Merlot wine bottles and wine glasses. The four and a half inch cuff is made of a solid
This ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon offers inviting aromas of red currant and cranberry mixed with hints of vanilla and dried herbs. On palate, wine has a soft entry with dried cherry, blackberry, currant and savory herb flavors. wine has a medium-bodied mouthfeel with round, satin-like tannins. Enjoy this wine with grilled tri-tip, braised short ribsor pasta with wild mushrooms and prosciutto. Blend: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot
Current Availability from Frog's Leap Winery Bouncing in acidity, this crisp white offers nuttiness around a core of melon rind, citrus and herb. Despite the relatively l... W&S 91 Pts - Dry farmed and organically grown, this zin is blended with petite sirah (14 percent) and a drop of carignane in an old-school Napa Valley style. It's meaty an... W&S 91 Pts - According to Wine & Spirits - John Williams co-ferments his Zin with Petite Sirah and a little Carignan, all of the vines farmed organically and dry
Duckhorn Vienyards 2011 Napa Valley Merlot *375 (Half Bottle) Our Napa Valley Merlot is a complex blend of several individual vineyard lots, incorporating fruit from our Estate Vineyards and from top independent growers throughout the Napa Valley. The final wine is a rich and cohesive expression of the entire Napa Valley, reflecting the varied microclimates and soils of this unique appellation. Winery Notes Fundamental to our tradition was the early decision to focus on the production of Merlot. Dan
Features 2010 Chateau Pontet Canet 375ML (Half Bottle) 100 An absolutely amazing wine, from grapes harvested between the end of September and October 17, this blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot has close to 15% natural alcohol. It comes from one of the few biodynamic vineyards in Bordeaux, but you are likely to see many more, given the success that Tesseron seems to be having at all levels, both in his vineyards and in his fermentation /winemaking . An
Wine Enthusiast rating: 95. Elegantly textured and rich in flavor, 2008 Rubicon delivers pronounced black cherry and cassis impressions with aromas of blueberries, dark chocolate, licorice and spice. A fresh, ripe fruit entry and full-bodied palate with velvety tannins that linger into finish. Blend: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot, 3% Merlot
Current Availability from Kenwood Vineyards Kenwood 2005 Merlot Sonoma County 375ml (Half Bottle) Jan 12, 2009- Tasting Notes - Aromas of dried cherries, pipe tobacco & French oak. Full-bodied with smooth tannins and a long, lingering finish . Details Reviews Description Tasting Notes - Aromas of dried cherries, pipe tobacco & French oak. Full-bodied with smooth tannins and a long, lingering finish. Customers who bought Kenwood 2005 Merlot Sonoma County 375ml (Half Bottle) also bought
This Merlot has a purple-black center, surrounded by a garnet color along the perimeter. With complex black fruit, black olive, dried herb and cassis aromas, this full bodied, smooth wine has flavors of spice, licorice, blackberry and dark plum. A complex yet approachable Merlot, this wine showcases a long, lingering finish and is an excellent example of Clos Du Vals classic style.
Keenan 2010 Napa Valley Merlot *375 ( Half Bottle). The 2010 Merlot is an attractive, plump offering bursting with expressive fruit. Sweet, floral and spiced notes add lift on the finish in this mid-weight, vinous Merlot. This is a decidedly accessible wine for the vintage. It is best enjoyed sooner rather than later. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2022. 92 Points Antonio Galloni, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate,December 2012 High in the Mayacamas Range, at an elevation of 1,700 feet above the Napa Valley floor,
2011 vintage has delivered an elegant, age-worthy and invitingly fragrant expression of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of red currant, dried cherry, cigar box, cocoa, tobacco leaf and fig compote rise from glass. On palate, this wine is fresh and supple, with flavors of huckleberry, spiced plum, rhubarb and red currant supported by dusty, finegrained tannins and hints of cedar and sage. Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 2% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot
Opus One Napa Valley Red Wine 2011 375ml Half Bottle Opus One Napa Valley Red Wine 2011 375ml Half Bottle Rating : Shipping : Product Description The 2011 Opus One expresses fresh aromas of bright red fruits, Herbes du Provence, bay leaf and cassis which give way to sublter notes of black tea and white pepper. The wine's round tannins and creamy texture envelop the familiar flavors of fresh cherry, caranberry and boysenberry with a touch of dark chocolate. This polished and ageworthy wine simultaneously
Red Wine by Faust from Napa Valley, California. The 2008 Faust is a worthy successor to the highly lauded 2007 vintage in Napa Valley. The wine opens with aromas of red and black cherries, hints of violets and warm spices. A lush, full entry on the palate with blackberry, cassis, nutmeg and dark chocolate flavors leads to a plush, supple mouthfeel. A complex finish lingers with dark fruit and plenty of richness. 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot
Buy 2001 Meridian Vineyards Merlot, a red wine from California in the United States, at WineTransit.com Size: 375 ml., Varietal: 100% Merlot, Vintage: 2001, Country: United States, Region: California, Rating: Unrated, Producer: Meridian Vineyards
Features 2009 Chateau Cos d' Estournel 375ML (Half Bottle) 98-100 RP This is a stunner, with gloriously ripe, succulent cassis, blackberry and fig fruit flavors backed by extra notes of plum cake, blueberry confiture and roasted wood spice. On the back half, the iron spine takes over on the hard-driving and extremely long anise- and incense-tinged finish. An awesome expression of the modern style. Best from 2020 through 2040. The 2009 Cos dEstournel is one of the greatest young wines I have ever tasted ...
Red Wine by Cuvaison from Carneros, California. Cuvaison's Carneros Pinot Noir comes from their 400-acre estate in the southern part of Napa Valley. This cool climate vineyard allows near perfect conditions year after year to produce world class Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot. Controlling all farming aspects within their own vineyard gives Cuvaison an advantage in producing the best quality fruit therefore minimizing over manipulation at the winery. Winemaker Steven Rogstad sums
Duckhorn 2006 Merlot Napa Valley 375ml (Half Bottle) Dec 07, 2009- WN 96 Pts According to Winemaker Bill Nancarrow on the development of the 2006 Merlots in the cellar: The aromatics were beautiful. It was all there - the dark cherry, plum and spice. Just smelling it, I knew the 2006 Merlots were going to be great. The resulting wines are big and structured. They sit in the mouth and offer lovely intensity and lingering flavors . Details Reviews Description WN 96 Pts According to Winemaker Bill
Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Creek Cabernet 2010 375ML Half Bottle half080 082491067014 Rating : Shipping : Product Description The Cabernet Sauvignon displays elegance and nuance that is immediately appealing. The aromatic profile is indicative of the cooler vintage displaying aromas of raspberry, sage, and dried flowers. The palate is well defined with superior tannins that intermingle with black cherry, plum, and cocoa creating a silky mouthfeel. After several minutes in the glass, the wine fleshes out
Red Wine by Justin from Central Coast, California. Dark ruby in the glass with a violet rim. An alluring, rich mix of ripe black currants and berries faceted with vanilla, cinnamon and cocoa highlights. Full bodied, complex black fruit of lush currants, and cherry layered with licorice and vanilla spice with chocolate, roasted coffee, and tobacco. The finish is extremely long and complex, showing firm plush tannins that bring everything together making it easy to drink it now, but implying a great future.