A delicious blend of full-bodied Merlot and natural blackberry flavors, two tastes join forces for an unexpected favorite. Tantalizing!
A fruity and delicious Merlot enhanced by the bright taste of sweet ripe blackberries.
A delicious blend of full-bodied Merlot wine with the natural flavor of real blackberries. Two flavors come together to create a new and fresh favorite. A tantalizing combination for any occasion.
Layered with enticing aromas of plum, clove and notes of violet, this full-bodied Merlot shows a robust core of cherry, blackberry and cola on a seamless finish of fine-grained, yet firm tannins. Wine Spectator rating: 89.
This wine is from United States, Oregon region, Walla Walla Valley sub-region. Layered with enticing aromas of plum and notes of violet, this full bodied Merlot shows a robust core of black cherry, blackberry, and cola on a seamless finish of fine-grained yet firm tannin. Lovely floral and clover notes arise, with bright berry and cassis fruit just behind. Sleek, detailed and long, this is a terrific value as well...92 WE Editors Choice 9/13. 2008: 90 Points - Steve Tanzer, International Wine Cellars: 11(a Bordeaux blend based on 55% cabernet sauvignon): Bright, deep red with ruby highlights. Complex nose melds raspberry, cherry, crushed stone, mocha and smoke. Suave and intense, with lovely depth and a juicy character to the red berry and mineral flavors. Finishes firmly tannic and long, with excellent grip. Lay this one down.. (82% Merlot/8% Cabernet Sauvignon/7% Cabernet Franc/3% Malbec). Estate fruit from Seven Hills was blended with grapes from Pepper Bridge and seven other prestigious, mature vineyards. Each lot was hand-harvested, gently crushed into 1.5 and 5 ton stainless steel fermentors and manually punched down. The wine aged for 18 months in small oak barrels (30% new) and was racked four times.. This Merlot offers aromas of nutmeg, clove and spice paired with robust flavors of ripe black cherries and boysenberries. The finely grained finish highlights layered notes of spice and cocoa. MERLOT Wine WASHINGTON STILL WINE
Deep ruby color with a crimson hue. Subtle nuances of cherry and mint aromas support an abundance of mulberry and plum fruit. A soft and supple bouquet of lush plum, cedar and hints of blackberry are framed with silky tannins. Blueberry essence builds on back palate for a smooth finish. Blend: 85% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94. Evoking a dark berry coulis brushstroke, this Merlot presents a nearly black core with a shimmering ruby edge. Aromas of ripe black plum, fresh-baked pie crust and savory soy waft gently from glass. palate is complex and layered, with notes of wild blackberry, sandalwood, bay leaf, cinnamon oil, brown butter and orange peel. A gorgeous mouth-feel showcases an alluring shale-like minerality and fresh acidity on a firm bed of sweet tannins. Deep and concentrated, finish serves as a potent reminder of wine's highelevation Napa Valley pedigree. Blend: 85% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Malbec
2011 Merlot has been aged in thirty-three percent new French and American oak barrels for eighteen months. resulting wine shows intense aromas of black cherry, blackberry, and cassis. Complex nuances of cocoa and coffee bean emerge as wine opens up. This is a big Merlot that will age for many years to come. The Wine Advocate rating: 88.
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.
2011 Swanson Napa Valley Merlot presents immediate appeal, showing a vibrant garnet color and robust aromas of freshly-crushed red and black cherries. Notes of sweet blackberry, coffee and allspice add further complexity. In mouth, wine exhibits ample black and red fruits, medium body and a fragrant, lingering finish. Expect optimum drinkability from 2014 through 2022. Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91.
The Beringer Founders' Estate Merlot is approachable and delicious. Hints of plum and brown spice on the nose compliment the boysenberry, blackberry and blueberry finish on the palate. It’s well-balanced, soft tannins make this wine a perfect accompaniment to a variety of foods, such as grilled meats or hearty vegetable dishes.
Opaque depth of ruby red color, merlot expresses rich dark fruit aromas composed of blackberry, black currant, blueberry and dark cherry. There is a dark chocolate nuance with integrated spicy oak. Coupled with rich dark fruit, there is a hint of arugula adding to complexity. entry and finish are very smooth with integrated fruit resembling black cherry, overall balance of fruit, body, tannin and acidity are impeccable. velvety texture coupled with richness of flavor provides a profile that delivers from initial sip, one that continues on palate for a very long finsh. The Wine Advocate rating: 92.
This lush, round Merlot has a deep, inky-red hue followed by heady aromas of cedar, tobacco, blackberry and baking spice and full-bodied flavors of dark chocolate, espresso, mocha, plum and blackberry, the wine highlighted by silky tannins and a concentrated finish.
A Merlot for Cabernet lovers, 2010 Napa County Merlot is a surprise, giving everything varietal should, plus much more. This full bodied wine starts with enticing aromas of deep, lush fruit blackberry, cherry, strawberry and cassis with hints of earth and caramel. Juicy flavors of black fruit show generously on palate and complimenting blend of intense flavors and silky tannins show just how complex Merlot can be.
A soft, velvety wine with rich flavors of dark cherry and plum, our Redwood Creek Merlot has hints of mocha, brown spice and blackberry. Try this wine with grilled prawns wrapped in prosciutto, mushroom risotto or an indulgent chocolate torte.
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. aromas are rich and inviting with layers of amaretto, sweet spice and cedar. On palate, lush flavors of plum, blackberry and cherry dominate, with tannins adding structure and depth.
This Washington Merlot is bursting with aromas of blueberry, blackberry and a hint of cedar. Concentrated notes of blueberry and blackberry continue on the palate rounded out with juicy cherries and integrated oak.
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94. Vintner Select Merlot swirls with heady aromas of super-ripe cherry, raspberry and blackberry fruit notes. On palate, wine is rounder than round, full of luscious fruit, and finishes with big, powerful structure of a mountain wine. As in years past, wine is 100% clone three merlot, and is sourced from same vines that contribute Merlot component to Reserve Claret. Blend: 100% Merlot
Anything but ordinary, this Merlot shows off bold aromas of black currant, blackberry and notes of toasted oak. Juicy flavors of black cherry, ripe plum and sweet herbs with a hint of spice round out the finish.
2012 Napa Valley Merlot immediately captures attention with its perfumed black cherry, red plum and blackberry aromas, which are nicely complemented by hints of mineral and dried herbs. Boasting considerable depth and concentration on palate, wine offers rich, vibrant, dark cherry and plum flavors, with notes of sage, tea-leaf spice and a flinty minerality adding zest to long, cherry-laced finish. Immensely appealing now, this fragrant, delicious Merlot will profit from another 5-7 years' aging. An excellent companion to pork, pheasant and veal. The Wine Advocate rating: 92.