Marquis Philips Merlot 2009

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This was a nice bottle of wine that I found in my cellar, having forgotten when or where I bought it. It was a pleasant surprise, warm and fruity and excellent with spicy food. My wife liked it so now I need to go find more.

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Snooth User: anstett
85299896
0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/15/2010

This was a nice bottle of wine that I found in my cellar, having forgotten when or where I bought it. It was a pleasant surprise, warm and fruity and excellent with spicy food. My wife liked it so now I need to go find more.


Snooth User: Wine Fire
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 06/30/2011

Spicy aromas leap from the glass at first pouring, showing a dense concentration of dark fruits, including plumb and dark berries creating a liqueur-like center surrounded by hints of floral, earth and vegetable fragrances. The richly layered aromas intermingle with wafts of pepper and beets as the wine airs. The palate opens with thick, chewy, spicy black fruits and dark chocolate, laced with peppery vegetal flavors of beets and cream of tomato soup. Firm tannins support the heavy fruit and give grip to the mouthfeel. Warm, earthy, and fruit-filled, with an easy, silky, salivating finish. The wine doesn’t evolve much over three hours, but it doesn’t lose ground either. It keeps its zing, and is a great value.


Snooth User: smacpherson
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/15/2011

Rich earthy Red. This is a wine that makes you want to drink it everyday. Perfect with a smooth buttery cheese. Perfect Red to keep on hand.


Snooth User: anstett
85299896
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 03/15/2010

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Sputerbug
28506261
2.50 5
Vintage: 2005 06/04/2008

Two and a half glasses


Snooth User: byers132
8404818
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 08/19/2008

Four glasses


Snooth User: BCoyle
84064288
2.50 5
Vintage: 2000 08/19/2008

Two and a half glasses


External Reviews for Marquis Philips Merlot

External Review
Vintage: 2008 04/30/2010

Marquis Philips Merlot 2008 and all other wine from Marquis Philips are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from Australia and across the globe.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

The 2002 Merlot, which was aged in used French and American oak (40% of the former and 60% of the latter), exhibits a dark plum/ruby color, a big, fleshy texture, and a sweet nose of roasted coffee, mocha, thyme, and cola-infused black cherry/plum-like fruit. It is a plush, corpulent Merlot to drink over the next 3ndash;4 years.


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Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

These red wine are unreal in terms of their quality, flavor intensity, and overall complexity as well as their potentialhellip; I am not a fan of New World Merlot, but Marquis Philipsrsquo; 2001 Merlot (a 100% Merlot from both Padthaway and McLaren Vale that was aged one year in old oak) is outstanding. Its dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by sweet aromas of vanilla, black cherries, mocha, smoke, and a hint of chocolate. Dense, textured, medium to full-bodied, with low acidity and luscious fruit, this is a sweetheart of a Merlot.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

There is an ocean of insipid Merlot in the marketplace, but Marquis Philiprsquo;s $15 Merlot is as good as most $50ndash;60 California Merlots. The 2005 (100% Merlot aged in new and one year old American and French oak for 12 months) displays a deep ruby/purple color along with plenty of mocha, cocoa, and sweet cherries, a lush texture, and real opulence as well as flesh. Drink it over the next 2ndash;3 years.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

Merlot is a tough varietal to harness in Australia, and much of it is vegetal and unattractive. However, Marquis Philipsrsquo; 2004 Merlot is a tasty, dark ruby-hued example with sweet white chocolate characteristics intermixed with notions of road tar, black cherries, and currants. Supple-textured, medium-bodied, and luscious, it can be enjoyed over the next 2ndash;3 years.


External Review
Vintage: 2003 05/19/2011

On the lighter side, pretty currant and caramel flavors that linger on the fine-grained finish. Drink now.


External Review
Vintage: 2003 05/19/2011

These red wine are unreal in terms of their quality, flavor intensity, and overall complexity as well as their potential... I am not a fan of New World Merlot, but Marquis Philips' 2001 Merlot (a 100% Merlot from both Padthaway and McLaren Vale that was aged one year in old oak) is outstanding. Its dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by sweet aromas of vanilla, black cherries, mocha, smoke, and a hint of chocolate. Dense, textured, medium to full-bodied, with low acidity and luscious fruit, this is a sweetheart of a Merlot.


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