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Duckhorn Three Palms Vineyard Merlot Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2006 Vintage) An extraordinarily rich, tannic and dry wine, which despite its big structure is relieved by potent flavors of cherries, blackberries, plums and cedar, with savory touches of anise, sage and black pepper.

Winemaker's Notes

2004 Duckhorn Merlot Three Palms This concentrated wine has a velvety texture, bright acidity, and firm, well-integrated tannins. The aroma is layered with red fruit, dried herbs, allspice, vanilla bean, and a hint of dust. On the palate, the flavors are dominated by dark red fruits, including ripe strawberries and dried cherries, with inviting accents of toasted oak, chocolate, and spice. This is a California Wine.

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Traveling a more conventional varietal path than its very well-made but more tightly wound sibling hailing from Howell Mountain, this plush, downright opulent Merlot simply oozes with juicy, optimally ripened black cherry fruit, and its very generous appointment of sweet oak in no way distracts from its grape-driven main message. It is blessed with far more than just another showy display of ripeness and oak, and it is surprisingly well-balanced beneath its baby fat with the structure to hold up ...
  • Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator