Original
247 Ratings
Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) "Balanced, rich and explosive. Think red plums, bittersweet cocoa with hints of smoke and cedar. SO SMOOTH, SO NAUGHTY, AND SO VERY, VERY NICE." -Winery

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    still a bit on the acidic side. worked ok with lots of different strong cheeses & charcuterie

    about 6 years
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    1. glass with pasta &red sauce - avg. - try another next time

    almost 7 years
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    not very sweet, lots of tannins and acidity

    almost 7 years
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    Needs time to mature -- at least 5 years.

    about 6 years
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    ten tables 3/15/1 'velvet devil'?

    over 6 years
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    mostly alcohol flavor. thin.

    almost 7 years
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    smells like popcorn

    over 6 years
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    would buy again

    almost 7 years
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    smooth

    over 6 years