2006   Twomey Cellars Merlot Napa Valley
81 Ratings
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81 Ratings
2006   Twomey Cellars Merlot Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) This wine is wonderfully expressive, with aromas of roasting coffee beans, bittersweet chocolate and black cherries. Savory and sweet on the palate, there's a hint of soy that complements the chocolate and berry fruit, gritty but integrated tannins and a firm core that suggests it would benefit from a little cellaring.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 142
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) Heavy-handed oak is two-steps ahead of fruit here, and, while the wine may be full-bodied and highly extracted, it is also too tannic for its own good and suffers from a real lack of balance and brightness. Size and richness are often good things in wine, but they need fruit for balance. A big drop in price from its first posting is no help here.