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Cakebread Cellars Merlot Napa Valley 2008

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"Lean and earthy, with modest plum, herb and leather notes" -*Wine Spectator *

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Cakebread Cellars:
Cakebread Cellars is located in the heart of the Napa Valley on Highway 29 between Oakville and Rutherford. Family owned and operated for 36 years, we pride ourselves on making full flavored, balanced and elegant wines.

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Snooth User: Lauren Whitlinger
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01/02/2014

Four glasses


External Reviews for Cakebread Cellars Merlot Napa Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/16/2011

A Merlot wine from California in USA. 2008 Cakebread Cellars Merlot 750ml


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
10/04/2011

Bright, sweet black cherry and plum compote aromas, complemented by tea-leaf spice and oak vanillin scents, introduce our lovely 2008 Napa Valley Merlot, which follows through on the smooth, round palate with succulent, mouthfilling, ripe cherry and plum flavors. Displaying a deep, expansive mid-palate, fine underlying structure and a lingering, zesty finish enlivened by black tea spice tones, this mellifluous Merlot is delicious for current drinking, but will develop further complexity with another 2-3 years of bottle age.


External Review
Source: Grand Wine Cellar
12/14/2012

A pronounced spice-blackberry fragrance with a hint of vanilla leads into this wine's full-bodied, velvety palate with flavors of cassis and ripe berries, and notes of licorice and chocolate set in a supple yet firm structure.



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