Original
246 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

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

    over 6 years
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    not very sweet, lots of tannins and acidity

    over 6 years
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    Needs time to mature -- at least 5 years.

    almost 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

    about 6 years
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    would buy again

    over 6 years
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    smooth

    over 6 years