Merryvale Reserve Merlot (half-bottle) 1998

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

Price: $22.99
Item No. 46834
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

This wine was made of selected Merlot lots mostly from the cooler southern regions of Napa Valley. The individual Merlot components were chosen for their depth of flavor and supple tannins then combined with a few barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon for richness and power and a little Cabernet Franc for complexity.

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Merryvale Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery dedicated to passionate winemaking and the fine art of living well. For the past 25 years Merryvale has been turning exceptional Napa Valley grapes into world class wine. Merryvale is world renowned for rich, powerful Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, the iconic Bordeaux-style red blend, Profile, and our everyday drinking,...

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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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