Wines 4 Cures 65 Roses Napa Valley Merlot 2009

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

$14.99
Item No. 106985
  • red wine
  • Green wine
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

From our hearts and from organically grown grapes from the heart of Napa Valley, comes this classic, fruit forward Merlot. It boasts a vibrant aroma with flavors of ripe berries, and is made for any occasion.

"65 Roses®", a trademark of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), is what some children call their disease because the words are much easier for them to pronounce. Proceeds from this wine are donated directly to CFF, which was established to assure the development of the means to cure cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Rating:
(12/4/2010)
Not only was the story behind this wine great, I was ecstatic that it was delicious. I highly recommend for drinking as an everyday wine. It is light in flavor making it easy to drink. We had it on Thanksgiving and it was great with the turkey.
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Scott M. - Fairfield, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(4/5/2011)
I loved the flavor of this wine. Easily something I can drink every day!
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Learn About Wines 4 Cures

Wines 4 Cures' mission is to Make and Market fine wines with an emphasis on The Cause. Wines 4 Cures has set-out to make a difference by selling wine with a focus on building awareness and raising funds for Charitable Foundations.

Wines 4 Cures began its' first project with the development of a wine for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, aptly named the 65 Roses. Quickly, other foundation projects that touched the lives of the Wines 4 Cures team were added including Make a Wish, Team Fox, and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Learn About Napa Valley

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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