Original
6 Ratings
Rutherford Ranch Merlot

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) This Merlot has fragrant aromas of cherry, pomegranate, dark, rich fruit and toasty vanilla oak. Red fruit wraps the palate with a lush and gentle touch. Luxurious sweet berry flavors fill out this wine from beginning to end. Medium full-bodied flavors of berry and cherry with culminate in a long, bright fruit finish.Alcohol: 13.5% by volume

Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2008 Vintage) There are 16,000 cases of this spectacular bargain in Chardonnay. This 2007 from, of all places, Napa Valley, is a beautifully fruited wine (orange blossoms, nectarines, poached pears, and a hint of pineapples) revealing little oak, medium body, zesty freshness, and gorgeously pure fruit. This dry, delicious 100% Chardonnay is best consumed over the next 1-2 years.