Original
60 Ratings
Merryvale Profile Red Wine Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Wine Description

(1993 Vintage) This shows a powerful aromas of cassis, blackberry, raspberry liqueur, licorice, sweet vanilla bean, complex oak and baking spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. Upon entry on the palate, this wine displays a generous, mouth-coating texture, with very fine tannins and exceptional length.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2004 Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2003 Vintage) 88% Cabernet Sauvignon; 8% Merlot; 4% Other. Suggesting herbs and toasty barrels as much as it does black cherry fruit, this blend of Cabernet and related varieties hails from several of the top vineyards in the Napa Valley but still runs into the limits of the vintage. A touch chubby in feel and noticeably tannic, it falls just short of full commendation.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/21/2011
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast