2003 Sterling Vintner's Collection Merlot
Deep ruby red, color, with big blackberry and blackberry pie aromas, as well as toasty oak and vanilla. Complex, with more subtle cherry-cola notes. On the palate are mouth filling cherry-berry tannins, which are round yet offer nice mouth feel and a long finish. Drink this with beef dishes and other entrees with richer sauces.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesIf Merlot's first duty is to be plump and fruity and easy to drink, then this friendly effort meets the call. It leads with ripe cherries, oak and a hint of orange rind in the nose and follows suit in...
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rKinda liked it. Full flavored, changed Ray's mind about merlot.