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Concannon Vineyard Merlot Central Coast Selected Vineyards 2006

Member Review by joshwoodward:

Note: My notes just say "2006 Concannon Merlot ($11)". Rich blueberry nose. Smooth. Chocolate and mint. Dusty. Medium body and acid, light tannin. Pomegranate.

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Concannon Vineyard:
They could speak, the rocks of Concannon Vineyard would tell a tale rich in history. Concannon’s treasured contributions to winemaking have positioned it as landmark winery with an enduring commitment to creating outstanding, award-winning wines. We have a history of proud firsts. We were one of the first wineries to pioneer Bordeaux and Rhone-styled wines in California. We are the hom... Read more
They could speak, the rocks of Concannon Vineyard would tell a tale rich in history. Concannon’s treasured contributions to winemaking have positioned it as landmark winery with an enduring commitment to creating outstanding, award-winning wines. We have a history of proud firsts. We were one of the first wineries to pioneer Bordeaux and Rhone-styled wines in California. We are the home of America's first successful Irish vintner, the world's first Petite Sirah and world-class wines from our fruitful, rocky soil. As a founding family of California wines, Concannon created the hardworking Cabernet Sauvignon Clones 7 and 8, which helped plant much of Napa in the 1970s. Pioneering founder, James Concannon, began making wine in the Livermore Valley in 1883. Now, his passion for family and fine wine is evident in every aspect of Concannon Vineyard and we’re fortunate to share it with you today. Read less

Member Reviews for Concannon Vineyard Merlot Central Coast Selected Vineyards

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Snooth User: joshwoodward
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3.50 5
05/15/2009

Note: My notes just say "2006 Concannon Merlot ($11)". Rich blueberry nose. Smooth. Chocolate and mint. Dusty. Medium body and acid, light tannin. Pomegranate.


External Reviews for Concannon Vineyard Merlot Central Coast Selected Vineyards

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

From cool-climate vineyards comes this hearty country red. It gets the job done with cherry-berry and earthy-spicy flavors, in a nicely dry and balanced package. Has the personality for everything from cheeseburgers to a sizzling steak.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

There sure is plenty of ripe fruit in this wine. It's stuffed with cherries, blackberries and cocoa, and is soft and gentle in the mouth.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Soft and juicy, with toasty cherry and herb aromas and spicy flavors. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/04/2012

A smooth, easy-drinking Merlot thatrsquo;s perfect for an evening nightcap. Soft, almost imperceptible tannins envelop dusty red and black fruit flavors, accented by baking spices and a hint of chocolate. A consistently good value.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

This amazing value wine has many of the attributes of a far costlier Merlot. It's ripe in plum, blackberry and dark chocolate fruit, with complex but fine tannins and a rich overlay of smoky oak. Hard to believe they can release it at this price.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

A light red with a creamy texture and chocolate malt flavors, what you would be pleased to get by the glass at your local rib joint.




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