Editorial Reviews for Merlot
Well-balanced aromas of freshly sawn wood, vanilla, crushed berries and juniper give this a woodsy nose. This has the rich attack and ultra smooth feel that many people look for in Merlot. The wood is well integrated on the palate adding only chocolate and mocha notes to the rich black plum fruit. There’s a bit of spice on the back end and into the finish, which is on the shorter side. Fruity and easy drinking 88pts
Rich and fruity nose of strawberry, violets and candied fruits. Warm fruits flavors in the mouth, even a little toffee. This is a very fruity wine, almost chewy on the finish with hints of licorice. Nice.
Beautiful cherry and leather flavors. Soft vanilla notes. Eucalyptus and mineral flavors in the mouth. Finishes on cherry and blackberry. Beautiful
Tasted at UNLVino 4/10/10
External Reviews for Merlot
Rutherford Ranch Merlot 2005 and all other wine from Rutherford Ranch are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from USA and across the globe.
Wine tasting NotesThis characteristic Chardonnay starts off with aromas of freshly picked apricots and sweet honey. The fruit theme continues with scents of crisp green apples and just peeled lemon zest followed by hints of vanilla and creme brulee. Full bodied, with beautiful balance, this Napa Valley Chardonnay with flavors of ripe peach, pear, vanilla and crisp Myers lemon are perfectly balanced leaving your palate with a clean, crisp finish.
Wine Tasting NotesDried cherry, blueberry and rich, dark chocolate intertwine for soft, lush aromas. Fragrances of fresh orange blossom and vanilla swirl above your glass. Rich and mouth-watering, this wine overflows with ripe cherry and raspberry fruit. Medium-bodied, this Merlot has soft, supple tannins with a long, satisfying finish. Enjoy with friends and family or just sit back and relax with a glass by yourself - you might not want to share with others!
Dubbed “One of the Greatest U.S. Merlot Producers” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Rutherford Hill has been making award winning Merlot for three decades. This 2005 is a stunning example of what this grape can achieve in the rarified soils of Napa Valley. A recent review read “Rutherford Hill made their name with Merlot, and this bottling shows they’re still pretty good at it. Dry and tannic, it shows delicious flavors of blackberries, red currants, mocha and licorice, with an exotic streak of grilled beef.”
Flavors of dark cherries and chocolate abound in this soft and fleshy, balanced Merlot. The finish is silky and lingering with a hint of vanilla, cinnamon and tobacco.
Rutherford Hill Merlot 2005 and all other wine from Rutherford Hill are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.
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