Twomey Merlot 00 010088 Twomey P Noir Sonoma Coast 07 2008

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A luscious wine of moderate alcohol that achieves a beautiful balance between ripeness and freshness. It has a garnet color with purple edges and an enticing nose of perfectly ripe, fresh black cherries, violets, nutmeg and dark chocolate. It has a bright attack and a satiny mouth-feel. The fresh cherry fruit returns on the palate and the wine is full bodied without being cloying. The finish is vibrant with notes of dark chocolate and enough tannic grip to ensure good cellaring. This beautiful Merlot will continue to give drinking pleasure through 2023, with proper cellaring. 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc. Barrel aged 13 months in French oak (39% new, 23% once-used, 38% older).

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Twomey Cellars:
The Duncan Family established Twomey Cellars to pursue the discovery of varietals in California beyond the Cabernet Sauvignon that made our first winery, Silver Oak, famous. We use the same philosophy that has guided Silver Oak since its founding in 1972: make exceptional, food-friendly wines that are deliciously drinkable upon release. We’re able to apply our 40 years of winemaking ex... Read more
The Duncan Family established Twomey Cellars to pursue the discovery of varietals in California beyond the Cabernet Sauvignon that made our first winery, Silver Oak, famous. We use the same philosophy that has guided Silver Oak since its founding in 1972: make exceptional, food-friendly wines that are deliciously drinkable upon release. We’re able to apply our 40 years of winemaking experience combined with a spirit of innovation to create our Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. With a focus on excellence and sustainability, we source fruit from some of the best appellations and vineyard sites in California. At our wineries in Calistoga and Healdsburg, we work small to create unique, approachable wines that you will enjoy with friends and family. Tasting Room Hours at our Calistoga and Healdsburg Estates: Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and 11 am to 5 pm on Sundays. Closed some holidays. Read less

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Snooth User: Chris Carpita
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3.00 5
10/05/2012

Mild oak, mango and red fruit. Creamy. Straightforward mild body


External Reviews for Twomey Merlot 00 010088 Twomey P Noir Sonoma Coast 07

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

Plum purple core with a garnet rim. The bouquet is modern, with aromas of cedar, vanilla, black cherry, boysenberry, and berry liqueur. Brambly on the palate with notes of fresh ripe plums, mocha, and vanilla extract. Soft and luscious throughout wit... Alex Lallos. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 2008 Twomey Merlot 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Plum purple core with a garnet rim. The bouquet is modern with aromas of cedar vanilla black cherry boysenberry and berry liqueur. Brambly on the palate with notes of fresh ripe plums mocha and vanilla extract. Soft and luscious throughout with a long ripe fruity finish full of dark chocolate covered cherry flavors and seamless tannins. Very nice. Alex Lallos.


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Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
05/30/2013

Made with a drop of Cabernet Franc, this Merlot is rich, smooth and bone dry. With modest alcohol, it brims with flavors of black and red currant, licorice, anise and white pepper, as well as a subtle touch of sweet, smoky new oak.



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A luscious wine of moderate alcohol that achieves a beautiful balance between ripeness and freshness. It has a garnet color with purple edges and an enticing nose of perfectly ripe, fresh black cherries, violets, nutmeg and dark chocolate. It has a bright attack and a satiny mouth-feel. The fresh cherry fruit returns on the palate and the wine is full bodied without being cloying. The finish is vibrant with notes of dark chocolate and enough tannic grip to ensure good cellaring. This beautiful Merlot will continue to give drinking pleasure through 2023, with proper cellaring. 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc. Barrel aged 13 months in French oak (39% new, 23% once-used, 38% older).

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