Frog's Leap Merlot 1998

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

Price: $39.49 $36.49
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Item No. 23354
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2005
  • WE90
  • 2004
  • WE91
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Winemaker's Notes

Our 1998 Merlot brings something wonderfully new and different everytime we come back to the glass. The great complexity of the individual vineyards allowed us to make a blend with a higher percentage of Merlot the previous vintages. The results show the traditional structure of a Frogs Leap Merlot with a richer elegance. A robust wine with finesse-full of all the deep, red berry character typical of the variety, layered with nuances of smoke, chocolate and earth.

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Frog's Leap is an iconic California winery dedicated to organic farming, sustainable living and quality wines. Situated in the Rutherford appellation of Napa Valley, Frog"s Leap produces wine under the leadership of John Williams, a former dairy farmer from New York who created the winery in 1981. John Williams grew up in Western New York and originally attended Cornell...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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