PlumpJack Merlot 2005

Merlot from Napa Valley, California

Price: $52.99
Item No. 92334

Winemaker's Notes

The 2005 PlumpJack Napa Valley Merlot is the most forward vintage of Merlot we have released. Classic aromas of ripe plums, black cherry, ripe currants and clove jump form the glass. Rich, vibrant flavors of blackberry, soy, dark chocolate and vanilla coat the palate. The cabernet portion (17%) gives this wine structure to age gracefully for the next five to seven years.

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PlumpJack Winery sits squarely in the heart of Napa Valley's renowned Oakville region, surrounded by a 42-acre estate vineyard highly-regarded for the quality of its Cabernet Sauvignon. Both their winery building and their vineyard date back to the 1800s, when winemaking pioneers first took advantage of a unique position on the valley floor. The east side of their vineyard lies...

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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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