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A major force on the global playing field, California is the world’s fourth largest wine-producing region on the planet and the majority of land under vine here is devoted to red varieties, covering nearly double the vineyard acreage of whites.

While the state’s incredibly diverse terrain and microclimates allow for countless red wine styles, the one factor unifying all California red wine is the abundance of sunshine and a long, consistent growing season, which leads to well-developed and fully ripened fruit.

The most famous region today, of course, is the acclaimed Napa Valley, where Cabernet Sauvignon reigns as king.

Sonoma County, nestled between Napa Valley and the Pacific Ocean, claims great variability in geography and microclimates. Here world-class Pinot Noir is possible from Sonoma’s cooler sites while old, gnarly Zinfandel vines survived Prohibition.

The Central Coast, Lodi and the Sierra Foothills also excel in the production of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and remain active frontiers for newer varieties, namely Rhône and Spanish.

The cool Anderson Valley in California’s North Coast region is a fantastic source of Pinot noir.

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  • Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2016 Front Label
    Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2016
    Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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  • Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2016 Front Label
    Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2016
    Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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  • Oberon Merlot 2017 Front Label
    Oberon Merlot 2017
    Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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  • Paso Creek Merlot 2017 Front Label
    Paso Creek Merlot 2017
    Merlot from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
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    • Cakebread Merlot 2015 Front Label
      Cakebread Merlot 2015
      Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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      • Mayacamas Merlot 2014 Front Label
        Mayacamas Merlot 2014
        Merlot from Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, California
        • V92
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      • Emmolo Merlot 2017 Front Label
        Emmolo Merlot 2017
        Merlot from Napa Valley, California
        • WW90
        4.5 14 Ratings
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      • Kapcsandy Family Winery State Lane Vineyard Roberta's Reserve 2016  Front Label
        Kapcsandy Family Winery State Lane Vineyard Roberta's Reserve 2016
        Merlot from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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        • RP98
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      • Decoy Merlot 2017 Front Label
        Decoy Merlot 2017
        Merlot from Sonoma County, California
        • WW90
        • WE90
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      • Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Merlot 2014 Front Label
        Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Merlot 2014
        Merlot from Sonoma County, California
        • WW90
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      • Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot 2016 Front Label
        Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot 2016
        Merlot from Napa Valley, California
        • TP92
        • WE90
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      • Marilyn Napa Valley Merlot 2016  Front Label
        Marilyn Napa Valley Merlot 2016
        Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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        • Napa Cellars Merlot 2017  Front Label
          Napa Cellars Merlot 2017
          Merlot from Napa Valley, California
          • WE91
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        • The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn Merlot 2016  Front Label
          The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn Merlot 2016
          Merlot from Napa Valley, California
          • WW94
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        • Bogle Merlot 2016 Front Label
          Bogle Merlot 2016
          Merlot from California
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          • Trentadue La Storia Merlot 2015 Front Label
            Trentadue La Storia Merlot 2015
            Merlot from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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            • Trefethen Merlot 2017  Front Label
              Trefethen Merlot 2017
              Merlot from Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California
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              • Rombauer Merlot 2016 Front Label
                Rombauer Merlot 2016
                Merlot from Napa Valley, California
                • WW90
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              • Frog's Leap Merlot 2016 Front Label
                Frog's Leap Merlot 2016
                Merlot from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
                • W&S93
                • WW91
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              • Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Merlot 2015 Front Label
                Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Merlot 2015
                Merlot from Sonoma County, California
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                • Twomey Cellars by Silver Oak Merlot 2014 Front Label
                  Twomey Cellars by Silver Oak Merlot 2014
                  Merlot from Napa Valley, California
                  • WW92
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                • Toasted Head Merlot 2016 Front Label
                  Toasted Head Merlot 2016
                  Merlot from California
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                  • Barnett Vineyards Spring Mountain Merlot 2016  Front Label
                    Barnett Vineyards Spring Mountain Merlot 2016
                    Merlot from Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
                    • JS90
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                  • Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Merlot 2017  Front Label
                    Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Merlot 2017
                    Merlot from Santa Margarita Ranch, Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
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                    • Century Cellars Merlot 2015 Front Label
                      Century Cellars Merlot 2015
                      Merlot from California
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