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59 Ratings
Grgich Hills Estate Grown Merlot

Wine Details





Wine Description

This medium to full-bodied wine is a brilliant, dark ruby color. A warm spicy aroma of cedar, red berries, and nutmeg invites you to take a sip. Your mouth will be tantalized by the smooth, ripe fruit flavors of cherries and plums with underlying nuances of herbs and chocolate. A touch of sweet vanilla oak, moderate tannins, and good acidity give this Merlot a velvety texture and lingering aftertaste

In this wine, the Grgich way with balancing acid meets with a dose of very ripe black cherry fruit and the result is a wine whose first aromas are more generous than its palatal impressions and finish...

Expert Reviews
  • Critics Challenge
    Rating: Critics Challenge 2004 Award - As reviewed by Critics Challenge on 05/01/04. Big, not an apperitif merlot, deliciously lush, but needs food