Rutherford Ranch Merlot 1999

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

$14.99
Item No. 39842
  • red wine
  • WS86

Winemaker's Notes

This Merlot has fragrant aromas of cherry, pomegranate, dark, rich fruit and toasty vanilla oak. Red fruit wraps the palate with a lush and gentle touch. Luxurious sweet berry flavors fill out this wine from beginning to end. Medium full-bodied flavors of berry and cherry with culminate in a long, bright fruit finish.

Alcohol: 13.5% by volume

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Rutherford Ranch favors substance over pretense. We don't waste our resources on fancy wine centers or fanciful stories. We don't need to. When it comes to making a good impression, we believe that the only thing that matters is the genuine quality and value of our Napa Valley wines. The entire family of Rutherford Ranch wines proudly bears the Napa Valley appellation. Across our...

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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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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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