Stags' Leap Winery

Napa County Merlot

8.924 ratings
8.42 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Merlot
Top Notes For
Kevin Walsh

Wine blogger doxologywine.com; Freelance Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers) Doxology Wine Consulting

8.2

this is extracted, the flavors may become more integrated with time, but right now, this wine is a bit much.

this is extracted, the flavors may become more integrated with time, but right now, this wine is a bit much.

Jan 1st, 2015
Dominick Zito

2010 great bottle. Needs time to open up!.

2010 great bottle. Needs time to open up!.

Feb 2nd, 2019
Dan Giu

Hints of pumpkin cheesecake

Hints of pumpkin cheesecake

Nov 27th, 2015
Jeff Gassman

I'm glad everyone hates this wine. More for me. If you like merlot, go for it, it's awesome.

I'm glad everyone hates this wine. More for me. If you like merlot, go for it, it's awesome.

Nov 9th, 2015
Mark Frankos

Big.
Really big.
Huge.
Alcohol and fruit! Extraction to the nth degree. I liked it because now I know that there is a Merlot for Petit Syrah and Zinfandel drinkers... Who knew? Not for the meek.

Big.
Really big.
Huge.
Alcohol and fruit! Extraction to the nth degree. I liked it because now I know that there is a Merlot for Petit Syrah and Zinfandel drinkers... Who knew? Not for the meek.

Mar 28th, 2015
Rob
7.3

Not impressed. Dry but more taste of alcohol than flavor. Will try again tomorrow.

Not impressed. Dry but more taste of alcohol than flavor. Will try again tomorrow.

Jan 16th, 2015
Brian Grech

Reliably delicious

Reliably delicious

Apr 18th, 2014
Bryan Wakehouse

Well balanced, great use of oak, decent finish, strawberry, cherry and blackberry notes

Well balanced, great use of oak, decent finish, strawberry, cherry and blackberry notes

Jan 9th, 2014
Scott Borchardt

Nice merlot

Nice merlot

Jan 6th, 2014
Jason Guest

Jason had this 8 years ago

Jason had this 8 years ago

May 9th, 2014