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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Kendall-Jackson Highland Estates Taylor Peak Merlot 2005
Kendall-Jackson Highland Estates Taylor Peak Merlot 2005
(search item no. 123570)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $25.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Taylor Peak Merlot is rich and round, with ripe plum, cooked cherries and chocolate flavors. Medium-bodied with a lingering finish. Made with 100% Merlot.
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About Kendall-Jackson:

Back in 1974, Jess Jackson saw in the fine vineyards of California's cool coastal regions fruit with a variety of outstanding flavors. What if there was a way to produce from this abundance, a single outstanding "cuvée" that offered both quality and value? The result, first released in 1983, was Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay, a rich, round and flavorful wine, made with hand-crafted methods. That same year, Grand Reserve was introduced, a line of ultra-premium wines that represented the full potential of California's finest vineyards and winemaking. Today, over 5,000 acres of vineyard in California's coastal regions are farmed by Kendall-Jackson. Four separate wineries house what is possibly the single largest barrel-fermentation project in the world. But perhaps most important, is that Kendall-Jackson remains a family-owned winery.