Swanson Vineyards Merlot Oakville Napa Valley
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21 Ratings
Swanson Vineyards Merlot Oakville Napa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Swanson

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) The 2010 Swanson Oakville Merlot shows an exuberant array of aromas, including plum, black cherry, exotic spices, espresso and sweet vanilla. On the palate, there is excellent definition and considerable power, yet at the same time, the wine is long, graceful and elegant. Our restraint in using just one-third new oak allows the lush fruit and succulent ripe tannins of this wine to be front and center.

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    peaking but very decent

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Ken's Wine Guide
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