17 Ratings
Francis Coppola Diamond Merlot

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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) The 2000 Diamond Series Blue Label Merlot is generous and opulent. The color is deep and intense with a luminous blue-purple hue. The Merlot exhibits aromas of rich berry and plum that integrate with the elegant and toasty oak from the wine’s barrel aging. On the palate, raspberry and blackberry fruits layer within the wine’s rich and smooth structure, supporting the supple and lengthy finish. The 2000 Diamond Series Blue Label Merlot is a pleasure to serve with both elegant and hearty meals. Dri...

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    very smooth with weight and soft tannins. no harshness at all.

    about 5 years
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    excellant. had on oasis at vintages.

    about 5 years
Expert Reviews
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    (From 2006 Vintage) Our Blue Label Merlot has brilliant, deep garnet color with aromas of bright red cherries and clove spice. Supple red plum and black cherry flavors highlight the palate, with subtle notes of light milk chocolate and vanilla bean evident on the long finish. December 2008