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1999 Merryvale Reserve Merlot (750ml)
Producer: Merryvale Vineyards merryvale.com
Appellation: Napa Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Mature
Rating: Good/Very Good
Est. Price: US$28.00
Tasting Notes:
tasted: August 3, 2004 , Catherine Granger ManageYourCellar.com
3.5 stars "Color: dark; Nose: complex; Aromas: spicy, woody, black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: medium dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: persistent; Overall: well balanced; Black berry aromas with some hints of chocolate. Full-bodied and warm on the palate. Good length."
tasted: August 8, 2007 , from a member
rated: October 20, 2006 , WS
88 points "Smooth in texture, with polished currant, earth, cedar, tobacco and mocha flavors that are intense and well-focused, firming on the finish. Best to cellar short-term. Drink now through 2006. 6,200 cases made. –JL" Best 2000-2006