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Food Pairings for Raymond Vineyard & Cellar Merlot Reserve United States California Napa County Red
I was skeptical of this Merlot, as its aroma permeated the instant the cork was released. It's fragrance as you lift the glass to your mouth and nose doesn't seem pleasant at all, but it is remarkably smooth on the pallet and very subtle. At first it hints of mild fruit flavors like cherries, raspberries and cranberries, even a hint of apple. by the time you're taking your last few sips it's smoky, oak and nutty flavors begin to come forward. For a bottle that costs less than $30, i was very pleased and would enjoy adding a few more bottles to my collection. Overall, this was a remarkable drop!
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