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Robert Keenan Winery Merlot Reserve Napa Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) The Merlot Reserve is composed primarily of fruit grown on Keenan’s Spring Mountain District Estate; ninety-five percent of this wine is from the "Lower Bowl" vineyard. The Lower Bowl Merlot possessed additional concentration and richness, so a portion was set aside to produce a Reserve wine. As blending trials progressed, it was decided that the wine would be enhanced by a small amount of Keenan’s Napa Carneros Merlot. Only five percent of the Carneros Merlot was added, just enough to soften the...

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    (From 2000 Vintage)
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    (From 2000 Vintage)