Rutherford Hill Merlot 2003

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

$22.99
Item No. 88888
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Grape Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec.

Color: Dark garnet.

Aroma: Ripe plums, mocha chocolate, cocoa.

Taste: Ripe berry flavors along with dark chocolate and coffee. Firm tannins with a long finish.

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Nestled high in the Eastern Hills, Rutherford Hill Winery commands a spectacular view overlooking the Rutherford bench of Napa Valley. It is from a handful of the most select Napa vineyards that Rutherford Hill continues its tradition of crafting legendary wines. In 1976, while the rest of the world was just beginning to take notice of Napa Valley, the founders of Rutherford Hill...

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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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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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