Fog Mountain Merlot (PET bottle) 2006

Merlot from California

Item No. 99700
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

Dark ruby color. Aromas of raspberry jam. Mouth-filling black cherry, dusty chocolate, and blackberry flavors finish soft with ripe plum notes.

Fog Mountain is a wine that evokes the cooling fog of California's hillside vineyards, in a provocative, revolutionary bottle that embraces a modern approach to reduce its carbon footprint while delivering superior convenience and value.

Fog Mountain is delivered in a revolutionary 1-liter PET (#1 plastic) bottle:

  • 33% more wine – two extra glasses – than a standard 750ml bottle
  • 60% smaller carbon footprint
  • Less energy to produce, ship and recycle
  • 100% recyclable
  • 7 recycled Fog Mountain wine bottles can produce 1 extra-large t-shirt
  • Quality assured; protects wine quality
  • A convenience revolution: lightweight & shatterproof
  • Perfect for picnics, barbecues, camping and life-on-the-go

Recommended for picnics by the San Francisco Chronicle:
"Dark boysenberry, touched with earthiness on the nose. A fruitier palate that offers some spice and concentration; long finish."
- June 21, 2009

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Donald - Boston, MA (read all my reviews)

Not a good buy. Marketed as a "green" alternative. Would rather drink something with a bigger carbon footprint that tasted like a decent Merlot.
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Learn About Fog Mountain

Fog Mountain: a wine that evokes the cooling fog of California’s hillside vineyards, in a provocative, revolutionary 1 Liter PET bottle that embraces a modern approach to reduce its carbon footprint while delivering superior convenience and value. Boisset is the wine world’s innovation leader with a committed philosophy of evolution in packaging that reduces wine’s carbon footprint while providing added convenience and value for the wine lover.

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