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Stags' Leap Winery Merlot Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) The 2011 Napa Valley Merlot is at once complex and approachable, opening with generous aromas of dark plum and bright red fruit, with enticing hints of clove and cinnamon throughout. Juicy red fruit flavors are effortlessly integrated with notes of caramel and savory spice that contribute depth to the polished palate. Smooth, velvety tannins and a refined texture give this Merlot a distinct level of sophistication while still being very approachable in its early years.

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    Hearty Merlot. Not the best but would drink again for sure

    6 months
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    Very dark color. Very full-bodied. My kind of wine

    4 months
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/23/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/23/2014