Tag Archives: Merlot

Emmolo Winery Napa Valley Merlot 2013, California

My Rating 92 Points. Price $55. Inky in color with same color rim. Strong nose of blackberries, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, earth, leather, green pepper, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, spices and black pepper. Full bodied and bold, with medium acidity and long legs. Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, figs, […]

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Emmolo Winery Napa Valley Merlot 2013, California

My Rating 92 Points. Price $55. Inky in color with same color rim. Strong nose of blackberries, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, earth, leather, green pepper, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, spices and black pepper. Full bodied and bold, with medium acidity and long legs. Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, figs, smoke, […]

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Shafer Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot 2014, California

My Rating 87 Points. Price $55. Deep purple in color with a ruby rim. Strong and fruity on the nose with plums, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, raspberries, leather, earth, spices, peppercorn, smoke, chocolates, mocha and black tea. Full bodied and harsh, with high acidity and long legs. Fruity and dry on the […]

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The Velvet Devil, Merlot, ’14 @Sam’s Club

Compelling img_1190aromas and flavors of dark cherry, cedar and tobacco permeate a bright, violet color, the beautiful smooth texture, and an elegant finish makes this a great value to enjoy as an everyday sipper.

Pairs with grilled steak, lamb and grilled mackerel.

Krunch Rating: 89 points

Value Price: $9.48

Horse Heaven Hills, ’14 Merlot, @Sam’s Club

This medium-bodied Merlot delivers aromas of spice and blackberry with the perfect balance oimg_1188f earth, cocoa and ripe cherry notes on the palate. The complex flavors are followed by
a smooth, velvety finish.

FOOD PAIRINGS: salmon, lamb, wild game

Krunch Rating: 88 Points

Value Price: $11.48

 

Markham Vinyards Napa Valley Merlot 2014, California

My Rating 89 Points. Price $17. Ruby in color with a wide reddish rim. Fruity nose of blackberries, blueberries, cherries, licorice, oak, vanilla, wildflowers, alcohol, spices, chocolates, smoke, peppermint, light coffee, mocha, earth, pencil lead and peppercorn. Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs. Dry and fruity on the palate with […]

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