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25 Ratings
Plumpjack Merlot
$62.99 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Plumpjack

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

The source for our Merlot is Block "B" of Melrose Vineyard in Rutherford, Napa Valley, California, which is situated on moderately vigorous clay loam; the vines are planted on a 6' X 11' spacing and trained to a quadrilateral cordon. Planted in 1994, 1999 was Melrose Vineyard's third year of production. Notes of black tea and violets aremade more rich by essences of Chambord, dark chocolate truffle and anise in our Merlot. When tasted, the wine is bright and full of bing cherry, shaved Baker's ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) "More promising is the 2007 Merlot, which reveals sweeter tannins, a more enticing velvety finish, and plenty of mocha, chocolate, and black cherry fruit characteristics. It should drink nicely for a decade."
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage)