Apr
14
2009
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Red Rock Merlot 2005, 82 points

Red Rock Merlot 2005,  82 points Simple would be the word for this wine. Definitely not overbearing.  I'm being sarcastic because this is by far a table wine at best.  New world, tank feel. The nose has cedar, plum, with some ...
Apr
12
2009
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McManis Family Vineyards Merlot 2007, 85 points

McManis Family Vineyards Merlot (USA, California) The color was a thin light purple.  The nose was just ok with darker fruits and tobacco.  The alcohol was very prevalent.  This wine was very short with just a little fruit on the palate, cherry ...
Apr
09
2009
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Beringer Stone Cellars Merlot 2006 – 86 points

2006 Beringer Stone Cellars Merlot (USA, California, Napa Valley) Not bad for 8 bones. This wine had some depth to it, but overall it was not dynamic or exciting.  Got hints of sour cherry and darker fruits on the start.  The nose ...
Jul
18
2008
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Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot Howell Mountain 2004, 89 points

2002 Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot Howell Mountain (USA, California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain) I have to say that Duckhorn is the only Merlot I like but I am starting to feel that its over priced. Dark ruby. Nose is rich and creamy with ripe ...
Apr
20
2008
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J Brookwater Merlot 2004, 90 Points

J Brookwater Merlot 2004 - 90 Points Went to a great French resturant at the top of the Hilton, downtown Atlanta. Had a glass of this merlot and it was solid. Can't find it anywhere to buy so if you know ...
Mar
04
2008
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Oberon Merlot Napa 2005, 88 points

The nose had an old world smell to it. Good amount of oak and lots of black olive. More black olive than I have ever smelled in a red. It was pretty cool because I like uniqueness. Hints of cinnamon ...
May
15
2007
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Duckhorn Merlot 2003 – 89 points

Sour cherries, clove and blueberries on the nose. Nice deep ruby color. Very little heat and the start is soft and smooth. Lots of fruit and plum in the start with a hint of French oak. A nice transition through ...

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