Tin Roof Merlot 2005
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A classic plush texture and delicious black cherry and plum flavors make our sumptuous Merlot both delicious on its own and a versatile food wine. Enjoy it with beef, lamb, roast duck with cherry sauce, red-sauce pastas, black olive and mushroom pizzas, and soft-ripening cheeses.
"I found myself returning to this Merlot again and again, because it’s such a good, gentle, easy sipper. It’s a pleasure to drink one that’s so nicely dry and balanced. Does a great job balancing ripe berry and stone fruits with earthy herbs and spices. Sommeliers and restaurateurs, scoop this one up while you can."
The top 3 most liked reviews for this wine.
A perfectly balanced wine. Medium body and a fruity taste, but is not overwhelming. Fun to have on its own, but would go great with pork chops or a nice dark chocolate. Funny they mention it is a screw cap. It is not! I highly recommend it.
TASTES SMOOTH,NOT BITTER WITH ALCOHOL, JUST EASY GOING DOWN,VERY GOOD WITH BAKED CHICKEN.
I did not enjoy this wine...
For this price point the wine is smooth and delicious. I have had more expensive wine with higher ratings that were not as good a wine as this.
Great Merlot for the price. Smooth with good slight fruit flavor.
This is a delectable wine, a tremendous value for the money. Very easy to drink, lovely color and nose. I bought a case immediately after tasting the first bottle. It will hold its own with even red meats but is lovely just to drink.
This is a perfectly drinkable wine but it didn't thrill me in terms of taste or finish. I found it without any complexity.
A good, well rounded Merlot. Good, firm tannins, but not overly dry. Good balance and flavor.
Highly recommended for the price.
This was a very easy to drink wine. Great by itself, great with food. I drank it over a course of three days, keeping the opened bottle in the fridge. It held up well even on the third day.
good everyday wine but a score from WE of 90 is a bit over rated. Ennjoyable over a nice dinner but nothing to brag about.
This is the best wine I've tasted under $10!!! I highly recommend trying it.
We bought a bottle as part of a selction of under $20 wines with ratings of 90+. It is very full bodied and balanced for a Merlot. At under $10 bucks it is a steal. We bought a case for everyday drinking.
I bought this based on previous reveiws. While it wasn't bad, I found it to lack in flavor and complexity. Will not buy again.
Great body with firm legs. Plush like driving a Cadil.
This wine was recommended by a friend who said it was not only cheap but very easy drinking.
Not a fruit bomb; can go before, during and after dinner.
Great wine for the price, full bodied and just delicious!
this was a great wine I would have expected to pay 40 for or more
I love this wine. Very very easy to drink. Everyone should try this merlot.
Smooth drinking. Given the price, this is a no-brainer.
This wasnt a bad red, but it wasnt good either. This was a wine that needs to have a good pairing with it; not so much for enjoyment, but more out of need. I have had a lot of merlots that you can just drink alone, but this is not one of them. I felt like the flavor profile was uneven and sip to sip the aroma and flavor was different. Maybe its just my pallet. I would buy this again, but because of the heavy flavor I would probably just use it as a base for cooking or something similar.
Would definitely buy again. Great value and very quaffable CA merlot. Fruit forward with a balanced, even finish.
Nice body, fruity, smoooth
Consider the price. Very drinkable for under $10.
My husband didn't think this wine was that bad however I could barely drink it. He would give it three stars, I'd give it one so we met in the middle!
Inexpensive, we got more than what we paid for
I feel like I owe the winery something... this Merlot is worth every penny and then some! Beautiful color, aromatic nose, balanced and complex on the palate, delicious finish.
This is a nice wine for the price. It can start a little chewy, but it blows off. Be patient.
This wine was a disappointment. It was not smooth & mellow. It tasted bitter. Where was the fruity taste? This wine was hard to swallow.
At that price it is a steal
Not at all bad for the price, but I've had other similarly priced wines that I've liked better than this one. I think I expected a bit more, given the rating, but I have no real complaints. I am no wine connoisseur, by any means; however, I do enjoy wine with my meals, so I do get to try quite a few wines in this price range. I would agree with another reviewer who said this wine lacks complexity. To me, this wine is easily drinkable and would be one I might try to serve to my non-wine-drinking friends. Not because it's such a great wine, but because I think it's a fairly unintimidating one. It's a good wine that I'd buy again, but for this price range, I have found Chilean and Argentinian wines that I like better.
This wine totally over delivers on quality and value. A compliment for almost any meal and as a sipper. Simply Yummy!
It reminded me of the house wine you'd get at a tiki bar - really not good. Tried it to see if it would be something easy & inexpensive to stock up on but no. I let it "breathe" for 2 solid days and then it was drinkable. And I'm no wine snob!
Anyone would be happy sipping this merlot - and at $10, a great value.
Really good for under $10
I was pleased with this one - much higher quality than I am used to. Sometimes Merlots can be a little too robust, but this one went down nice and smooth.
Drinkable however I was dissappointed based on the WE (90) score that it had received. I think I will pass on future orders...
This is a great sipper with berry and spice notes.
I've purchased this wine several times now and it's always a hit. It's great with meals or just for sipping. LOVE IT!
Excellent and very smooth. I recommend this one!
This was a very good Malbec for the price.
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