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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(7/12/2014)
Northstar Columbia Valley Merlot 2010
Price: $39.99
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Style: Smooth & Supple
Pair with: Beef > Herbs
Another outstanding vintage from our friends at Northstar. I've never had a bad vintage of their wines. The 2010 stands out as exceptional. Licorice and Mocha on the palate with smooth supple tannins and a strong finish of smoke and fruit, Love this wine...it beats many Cabernets in terms of structure and substance.
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(5/22/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Simply put. The most beautiful wine I've ever had the pleasure of drinking. Soft and supple with a wonderful nose and a finish that goes on forever. Yet at the same time it has fantastic structure and balanced tanins. The best Napa Cabernet that I have ever had! Cheers!
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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(2/18/2012)
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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(5/2/2011)
Oberon Merlot 2005
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $19.99
Pair with: Beef
simply put...One of the best Merlots I've ever had. A great price and a considerable amount of smoothness and structure. lots of complexity on the palate during the first sip! Cheers!
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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(9/25/2010)
Oberon Merlot 2006
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $27.99
One of the best if not the best Merlots that I have had the pleasure of tasting. I have never experienced an explosion on the palate by a Merlot like this one. Wonderfully balanced, complex, and smooth best describes the Merlot. Highly recommended for a good price! A+!
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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(9/24/2010)
Northstar Columbia Valley Merlot 2004
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2009 vintage is available for: $39.99
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Balanced, silky, smooth, and fruit forward. Just a wonderful Merlot! Worth the price!
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Art DeMatteis - Old Bridge, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(9/24/2010)
Raymond Reserve Selection Merlot 2006
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2011 vintage is available for: $23.99
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After years of trying the Merlot grape across varying price ranges.....The Raymond Reserve Merlot drinks smoother than most more expensive wines in it's class. Smooth, balanced, and a great mixture of fruit and complexity! You cannot beat this Merlot for the price! I've had a $60 bottle of Cakebread Merlot, and this beats it hands down. Wonderful wine! Enjoy!
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