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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Oberon Merlot 2002
Oberon Merlot 2002
(search item no. 89567)

PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $15.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

86% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot.
Oberon wines begin in the great vineyards of Napa Valley. Winemakers, Tony Coltrin and Rob Mondavi, nurture exceptional fruit from the classic Oakville, Rutherford and Stags Leap appellations, and from Napa's emerging sub-appellations. Oberon Merlot is ripe with blueberries and chocolate.
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About Oberon:

As a third-generation winemaker and Napa Valley native, Rob Mondavi, Jr. has always understood that the region is uniquely suited for growing classic Bordeaux varieties. With the Oberon label - originally named for the eponymous king in Shakespeare's winsome comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream — he has created high-quality Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc to be enjoyed every day.

Rob and fellow winemaker, Tony Coltrin, select Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc grapes from some of Napa Valley's finest vineyards in Oakville, Rutherford, Stags Leap and other emerging sub-appellations. The climate of these regions — warm days and cool evenings — yields grapes with the perfect balance of ripe fruit flavors and natural acidity.