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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Longboard Vineyards DaKine Vineyard Merlot 2006
Longboard Vineyards DaKine Vineyard Merlot 2006
(search item no. 98736)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $24.99

Winemaker's Notes:

In a sea of mediocre Merlots, Longboard's '06 stands out. It's not only deliciously ripe and generous in blackberries, cherries, currants, licorice, cola and mocha flavors, but the structure of fine acidity and smooth, elegant tannins makes it delectable. Editors' Choice. - Wine Enthusiast
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About Longboard Vineyards:

Longboard was born from the passion of Oded Shakked, surfer first, winemaker later, who brings a unique perspective to winemaking, or rather winegrowing as he prefers to call it.

A key Oded insight: Surfing and winemaking are essentially solo activities that can reach across gender, social, economic and age boundaries, creating communities of passionate apostles who know a good wave — and a good wine — when they experience one.