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8 Ratings
Atalon Merlot

Wine Details

Vineyard

Atalon

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2003 Vintage) Deals plenty of sweet oak as well as berry, cherry, and plum-like fruit, and hints of underbrush and smoke. Round, moderately generous, and seductive, it will provide pleasure over the next 3-4 years. It is hard to find good, classic Merlot from California selling at a realistic price, but Atalon delivers the goods.

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    red water grill. little oaky; heavier merlot

    over 3 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/02