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66 Ratings
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Merlot

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

The Stags' Leap Napa Valley Merlot has significant structure that is complemented by soft, supple tannins. The 2008 blend highlights how complex Merlot can be, starting with aromas of clove and cocoa followed by intense flavor notes of black cherry, plum and coffee.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1992 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 96 on Dec-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1992 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/95
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1985 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/88
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 132 on Dec-00
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/00