2002 Newton Merlot Unfiltered6 Ratings
2002 Newton Merlot Unfiltered
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Wine.comAromas of dried flowers contrasted with black berry jam, roasted hazelnuts and a hint of discreet oak reveal that this is a Merlot to capture the imagination. On the palate, bright cherry, sweet currant and strawberry fruit are carried by a powerful structure and well balanced acidity. Try robust meats such as duck, filet mignon or venison served with a red wine reduction sauce. The earthy flavors found in a black olive pesto offer a clever contrast to the bright fruit characters found in this Me...
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/07
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 95 (slightly better than average year)
Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now