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Merriam Vineyards Merlot Russian River Valley Windacre 2001

Member Review by carey1:

We tasted this in a vertical recently. The backbone is still fruit driven, but the complexity of the medium toast, french oak is now showing itself with hints of vanilla, carmel and leather.

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Merriam Vineyards:
Why Bordeaux varieties? While honeymooning in France, Peter and Diana Merriam fell in love with the country and all things French. The theme carried through first with their love of entertaining family and friends with the perfect food and wine pairings, and, in 2000, with the production of small lot, handcrafted wines from their own estate vineyard, and from grapes grown in the Dry Creek and A... Read more
Why Bordeaux varieties? While honeymooning in France, Peter and Diana Merriam fell in love with the country and all things French. The theme carried through first with their love of entertaining family and friends with the perfect food and wine pairings, and, in 2000, with the production of small lot, handcrafted wines from their own estate vineyard, and from grapes grown in the Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys by some of the most highly esteemed growers in Sonoma County. Read less

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Snooth User: carey1
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05/06/2009

We tasted this in a vertical recently. The backbone is still fruit driven, but the complexity of the medium toast, french oak is now showing itself with hints of vanilla, carmel and leather.



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