2006 Cycles Gladiator Merlot California1 Rating
2006 Cycles Gladiator Merlot California
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Background"Lovely aromatics of Emperor Cherry, blackberry, and cedar in the nose underscored with a subtle hint of pencil lead shavings. Lush red fruits fill the mouth in increasing intensity finishing with plums and a pretty green thread over the background. The tannins are substantial but melting, offering more of a velvet richness as opposed to the harsh, bitter character that many Merlots can have. And then there is the unique cool-climate acidity that suspends the entire sensation well into the finish...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 88.3 pts. and median of 88 pts. in 4 notes)