Parducci Merlot 2002

Merlot from North Coast, California

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Winemaker's Notes

Parducci 2002 Merlot displays an engaging, complex aroma of ripe black cherry fruit mingled with scents of mint, herb tea, tobacco leaf, and toasty oak vanillin. The wine's rich, spicy, black cherry flavors are long and smooth on the palate and complemented by a savory, toasty oak tone, reflecting extended aging in French and American oak barrels.

This full-flavored Merlot makes a wonderful accompaniment to roasted and grilled chicken, beef and lamb dishes, and flavorful cheeses.

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Sixteen year-old Adolph Parducci arrived in Northern California with his parents in 1912. The new immigrant family settled in Mendocino County an area that resembled their native Tuscany. Even today, the geography and climate of Mendocino County are similar to Northern Italy. The County's hillside vineyards provide plenty of exposure to ripen hearty red grape varieties, while deep...

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Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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