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Duckhorn Merlot Howell Mountain 2002

Duckhorn Merlot Howell Mountain 2002

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

Price: $75.99 $64.99
Save $11.00 (14%)
Item No. 87833
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WS92
  • 1998
  • WS87
  • 1997
  • WS88
  • 1996
  • WE92

Winemaker's Notes

75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon

This is a softer interpretation of our traditional Howell Mountain bottling with a smooth and sumptuous tannin structure, followed by a ripe, fruity finish. The aroma is alluring with elements of blackberry, green olive, black pepper, tobacco, pencil lead, and enigmatic hints of forest floor. On the palate, the abundant flavors are rich with leather, cedar and herbal notes complemented by enticing layers of raspberry, chocolate and caramelized sugar.

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Founded in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has been crafting Bordeaux varietals from the Napa Valley for over 30 years. This winemaking tradition has grown to include seven estate vineyards, located throughout the various microclimates of the Napa Valley. Focused on quality and consistency, these estate vineyards are an essential element in making wines of distinction. One of the first...

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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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