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Matanzas Creek Winery Merlot Bennett Valley 1994

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Saturated ruby-red. Extraordinarily complex aromas of boysenberry, grilled meat, green tea and star anise; unmistakable notes of spicy Taransaud barrels. Similar flavors in the mouth; very subtle, very young and highly nuanced. This vibrant but backw... Stephen Tanzer. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1994 Matanzas Creek Journey Merlot 750ml

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Matanzas Creek Winery:
Matanzas Creek stands at a crossroads between sophistication and simplicity. Our wines and our winery effortlessly combine the best of both rustic country charm and refined quality. Our vineyards live in harmony with their surroundings with only a portion of the land planted to vine. The rest is given over to an eclectic blend of native grasses, delicate olive trees, exotic perennials and ou... Read more
Matanzas Creek stands at a crossroads between sophistication and simplicity. Our wines and our winery effortlessly combine the best of both rustic country charm and refined quality. Our vineyards live in harmony with their surroundings with only a portion of the land planted to vine. The rest is given over to an eclectic blend of native grasses, delicate olive trees, exotic perennials and our famed lavender fields - an inspiriting setting from which the story of our wines takes shape. Read less

External Reviews for Matanzas Creek Winery Merlot Bennett Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/03/2009

Saturated ruby-red. Extraordinarily complex aromas of boysenberry, grilled meat, green tea and star anise; unmistakable notes of spicy Taransaud barrels. Similar flavors in the mouth; very subtle, very young and highly nuanced. This vibrant but backw... Stephen Tanzer. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1994 Matanzas Creek Journey Merlot 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/07/2011

Smooth and rich, with a scent of dill leading to currant and plum flavors, finishing with anise, mineral and herb notes, turning complex.--California Merlot retrospective. Drink now through 2004. (JL) Wine Spectator. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1994 Matanzas Creek Merlot 750ml



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