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Date Printed: 12/27/2014
Santa Ema Reserve Merlot 2009
Santa Ema Reserve Merlot 2009
(search item no. 117044)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 12/27/2014: $13.97

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep violet-ruby-red, this Merlot is a very fruity wine with aromas of plums, blackberries, and black currant accompanied by intense notes of caramel, chocolate, and vanilla. It has soft, ripe tannins that lend good structure and balance on the palate.
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About Santa Ema Winery:

Over the years, Santa Ema has been recognized by the most important national and international organizations and has earned numerous medals in competitions such as the Concours Mundial de Bruxelles and distinctions in the prestigious international trade magazines. It was recently added to Wine Spectator's list of Top 20 World's Finest Value Brands, Wine Advocate rated four Santa Ema wines above 90 points, and Wine & Spirits named it Value Winery of the Year. But for Santa Ema, the most important distinction of all is the preference of its consumers around the world to appreciate the work of three generations dedicated to the production of consistently high quality wines.