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Rombauer Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Cherry, ripe plum, and spice aromas. Tannins are interwoven through a core of plum, with layers of dark berries shaded with hints of cocoa. The wine drinks well now but will improve further with age. 18 months in American and French oak. 77% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/99
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/98
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/98
  • Wine Spectator
    (1993 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/96
  • Wine Spectator
    (1987 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/15/90