#merlot

Andrew Will

Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Cabernet Franc - Merlot Blend 2011

Strong earthy nose of oak bark and loam. Black cherry, blackberry and currant reduction, cinnamon sticks and clove inform the nose. Plums of red and black just underripe, tart cherry, dried raspberry, tarragon, rosemary, dried violets and graphite shimmers. Young and juicy, much more to give! .
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#andrewwill #washingtonwine #cielducheval #singlevineyard #redmountain #wawinr #cabfranc #merlot #redblend
— a month ago

Courtney KlineEmily LundieBryant Bickel
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Andrew, Shay and 7 others liked this

Tait Wines

The Ball Buster Barossa Valley Old Vines Shiraz Blend 2014

78% #shiraz 14% #cabernetsauvignon 8% #merlot

Happy
#ValentinesDay Inky purple color with some sediment left in the bottle when I decanted it. The nose has black fruit and chocolate. There was a little barnyard that blew off with time in the glass. This is a meaty wine with #junkinthetrunk. The palate has jammy black fruit and a little spice. It paired perfectly with #reversesearedribeye. 9 out of 10 #inkyindulgence
— 6 months ago

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Falesco

Cotarella Montiano Merlot 2016

MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET
8.9

Clean medium ruby color. Medium + intensity aromas of ripe rhubarb and red fruit (plums, red apple, cherry jam) some anis and hints of licorice, subtle secondary aromas of oak (coffee and mocha) and tertiary aromas and flavors of dried red fruit (dried cranberries and prunes). On the palate it’s dry with medium acidity, medium+ tannin and high alcohol. Medium+ body and medium+ finish. It’s riper and has more ripe dried fruit skin quality tannins than say a St. Emilion, but it’s delicious and will evolve in a decanter or in the bottle for the next 7/8 years. #merlot #lazio #italy — 7 months ago

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Arizona Stronghold Vineyard

"Dala" Merlot 2018

Lighter extract, interesting style of #merlot from #arizona. Wild cherry, some darker bramble fruit and leather aromas. Drinks like a young soft Nebbiolo with bright acidity, medium tannins but no tar notes, fading into a long chewy finish. — a month ago

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Château Les Aubiers

Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux Merlot Blend 2016

Blackberry and cassis-scented #cotesdebordeaux #merlot - dominant blend. Fruit-forward nose touched with dried mint and sage transitions nicely to bright acidity mouthfeel, some oaky spice and substantial tannins on the finish. — 2 months ago

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Château Bellevue

Red Bordeaux Blend 2019

This is a savory #bordeaux blend - 65% #merlot, 25% #cabernetsauvignon and 10% #cabernetfranc - reserved cassis, black olive, charcuterie nose. Palate continues with that demure dark fruit, leather, vegetal notes but missing some acidity and concentration; finishing with sturdy tannins that linger. Great wine to pair with red meat dishes. Satisfying QPR for ~$12 at Total Wine. — 6 months ago

Notorious

Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Decadent #mountveeder #cabernetsauvignon from Nice Wines. 75% Cab, 16% #stmacaire, 8% #merlot - beautifully balanced full-bodied red. Hedonistic blackberry liqueur, plum, touch of tobacco, dried mint on the nose. Beautifully integrated oak, lush acidity to balance out that big fruit and fine tannins that build on the tongue over repeated sips. For the $60 member price, this is my idea of awesome Napa mountain Cab. — 2 months ago

DeLille Cellars

D2 Columbia Valley Red Blend 2015

MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET
8.9

#columbiavalley #washingtonstate 58% #merlot 35% #cabernetsauvignon 6% #cabernetfranc and 1% #petitverdot — 4 months ago

Martin, David and 3 others liked this

Spier

Signature Stellenbosch Merlot 2019

Plush black currant, stewed plums, slight tobacco, spice and tar on the nose of this #stellenbosch #merlot. Delicious tart structure on the palate offset by rich primary fruit and some earth plus medium tannins. Delicious wine and very good QPR. — 6 months ago

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Château Latour à Pomerol

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET
9.3

This is the bomb. Pronounced aromas and flavors with cherry and almonds, bitter almonds, almond milk, amarone like, marzipan and black plums and dirt and cedar vainilla, oak, toast, coffee and whisky...yes! It’s all of that and the aromas and flavors are delicate and precise. This is well worth it and is Pomerol in a pure state. Capable of aging well in the bottle obviously #pomerol #merlot #bordeaux — 7 months ago

Rosario Molina
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