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Blankiet Merlot Paradise Hills Vineyard Napa Valley (in magnum)

Wine Details

Vineyard

Blankiet

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) "The 2003 Merlot is better out of bottle than it was from cask. An explosively rich wine that ranks among the finest Merlots I have tasted from California in the last decade, it boasts an incredibly perfumed nose of espresso roast, mocha-infused chocolate, blackberry, cassis, cherry liqueur, and smoke. With an enormous texture, fabulous concentration, a packed-and-stacked mid-palate, and an explosive intense, ripe, long finish, this stunning wine is extraordinarily complex and savory. Anticipated...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage)