Original
63 Ratings
Freemark Abbey Winery Merlot Napa Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Blend: 78% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit VerdotThe color is a rich ruby indepth with reddish hues.The aroma is appealing withnuances of dried cranberry, redraspberry, cherry, chocolateespresso, not to miss the subtlehints of mint and arugula.The pleasant balance in theflavor, while finishing on thecrisp side, is accented by flavorsof plum, cherry, dark fruit,chocolate and oak spice,finishing with a maturingtannin structure.This wine goes particularlywell with grilled ...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014