Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Merlot 1996

Merlot from Sonoma County, California

Price: $29.49
Item No. 21789
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Winemaker's Notes

Opulent raspberry, black cherry and chocolate aromas are accented with subtle cedar notes. The mouthfilling flavors are a melange of raspberry, black cherry and blackberry, bolstered by vanilla and spice complexity. Soft tannins add to the wines rich texture, which remains smooth and silky through the lingering finish. This approachable wine pairs well with roasted meats and vegetables, grilled tuna or strong cheeses.

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Back in 1974, Jess Jackson saw in the fine vineyards of California's cool coastal regions fruit with a variety of outstanding flavors. What if there was a way to produce from this abundance, a single outstanding cuvee that offered both quality and value? The result, first released in 1983, was Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay, a rich, round and flavorful wine, made with hand-crafted...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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