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Premier Wine & Spirits USD 51.99 750ml

Paloma Merlot Spring Mountain District 2004

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93 points Wine Spectator: A supple, graceful style. Complex aromatics of red currant, plum and black cherry carry over to the palate, offering depth, richness and layers of flavor that unfold gradually. Tightly wound now, with firm but ripe tannins. Keeps revealing subtle flavor nuances, with hints of mineral, sage and dusty berry. Best from 2008 through 2013. 1,135 cases made. Highly Recommended. (11/30/06)

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Paloma Vineyard:
In the late 1970s, we started to visit the Napa Valley frequently and fell in love with the area and its people. We have always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, we were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home; we decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley were we could build a home... Read more
In the late 1970s, we started to visit the Napa Valley frequently and fell in love with the area and its people. We have always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, we were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home; we decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley were we could build a home and plant a small vineyard. This dream was realized in 1983 when a friend of ours, Dan Duckhorn, called and told us about the property we now call Paloma Vineyard. Read less

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Snooth User: ntitleman
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4.50 5
01/27/2008

not a merlot drinker and love this wine.


Snooth User: Bigturk
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3.50 5
06/10/2009

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Paloma Merlot Spring Mountain District

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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

A supple, graceful style. complex aromatics of red currant, plum and black cherry carry over to the palate, offering depth, richness and layers of flavor that unfold gradually. Tightly wound now, with firm but ripe tannins. Keeps revealing subtle flavor nuances, with hints of mineral, sage and dusty berry. Best from 2008 through 2013.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

A big, sweet perfume of chocolate fudge, toffee, caramel, black cherry jam, and coffee beans jump from the glass of this flamboyant, exotic, plush Merlot. Medium to full-bodied with low acidity and ripe tannin, it represents a hedonistic blast of fruit, glycerin, alcohol, and soft tannins. Enjoy it over the next 7–8 years.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/15/2010

A supple, graceful style. Complex aromatics of red currant, plum and black cherry carry over to the palate, offering depth, richness and layers of flavor that unfold gradually. Tightly wound now, with firm but ripe tannins. Keeps revealing subtle fla... Wine Spectator. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 2004 Paloma Merlot 750ml



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93 points Wine Spectator: A supple, graceful style. Complex aromatics of red currant, plum and black cherry carry over to the palate, offering depth, richness and layers of flavor that unfold gradually. Tightly wound now, with firm but ripe tannins. Keeps revealing subtle flavor nuances, with hints of mineral, sage and dusty berry. Best from 2008 through 2013. 1,135 cases made. Highly Recommended. (11/30/06)

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