Original
56 Ratings
McManis Family Vineyards Merlot
$4.99 USD
Buy Now

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) Deep garnet in color with bright youthful hues, the 2009 Merlot has bright bold aromas of Blackberry and Boysenberry. These aromatic notes marry with hints of Hazelnut, contributed from oak aging. In the mouth, flavors of Blueberry and Raspberry are joined with wisps of Anise. Mocha notes become evident as the smooth, viscous wine finishes.

Expert Reviews
Read all 5 expert reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2010 Vintage) Light and dry, this Merlot is a good buy in an everyday wine. It has clean, earthy flavors of berries, cherries, red currants and herbs.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2008 Vintage) The oak flavors and juicy berry fruit provide a rich, creamy texture that is free of astringent tannins. The finish is lengthy and full of toasted oak that lingers on the palate. A deep purple color with youthful bright hues characterizes this wine's appearance. The aromas feature ripe, dark red fruits: strawberries and raspberry. A bouquet of spicy oak, with hints of milk chocolate, complements the aromas.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This wine was the overall winner of our "value priced" blind Merlot tasting last week. This dark red wine opens with a spicy cherry and berry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is round, shows a tou...
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/02
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2007 Vintage) The oak flavors and juicy berry fruit provide a rich, creamy texture that is free of astringent tannins. The finish is lengthy and full of toasted oak that lingers on the palate. A deep purple color with youthful bright hues characterizes this winersquo;s appearance. The aromas feature ripe, dark red fruits: strawberries and raspberry. A bouquet of spicy oak, with hints of milk chocolate, complements the aromas.