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Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2012

$57.99
$52.19

SKU 2951

750ml

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With its temperate weather and lengthy hang time, the 2012 growing season was ideal for our style of Merlot, yielding a wine that combines exceptional structure and depth with velvety tannins and alluring fruit. From its aromas of Santa Rosa plum, crème de cassis, violet and Herbes de Provence to its enticing flavors of olallieberry, sticky toffee and vanilla bean, this is a complex and compelling expression of Napa Valley Merlot.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Duckhorn
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastBenefiting from a larger percentage of Three Palms Vineyard fruit than ever before, this majority Merlot also holds Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The result is a density of rich, soft and spicy red fruit supported by structured tannins. This is ready for the table and a wide range of pairings.

Virginie Boone, December 1, 2015
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorFocused and deeply structured, with bold blackberry and cedar aromas and flavors, accented with a plush texture and notes of cherry, tobacco and mineral. Drink now through 2022. 63,000 cases made.

Tim Fish, November 30, 2015