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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
    Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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    Benziger Merlot 2016
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      The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn Merlot 2016
      Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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      Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2016
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      Marilyn Napa Valley Merlot 2016
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        Cycles Gladiator Merlot 2016
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          Markham Merlot 2016
          Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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          Sebastiani Sonoma County Merlot 2016
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            Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot 2016
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            Trentadue La Storia Merlot 2016
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              Sterling Vintner's Collection Merlot 2016
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                AVA Grace Merlot 2016
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                  Rombauer Merlot 2016
                  Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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                  Goldschmidt Vineyard Chelsea Merlot 2016
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                    J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Los Osos Merlot 2016
                    Merlot from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
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                      Rutherford Ranch Merlot 2016
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                        Clos Pegase Mitsuko's Vineyard Merlot 2016
                        Merlot from Carneros, California
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                          Bogle Merlot 2016
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                            Little Black Dress Merlot 2016
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                              Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2016
                              Merlot from Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California
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                                Ghost Pines Merlot 2016
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                                  Cupcake Vineyards Merlot 2016
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                                    Bench Knights Valley Merlot 2016
                                    Merlot from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
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                                      Cannonball Merlot 2016
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                                        Folie a Deux Merlot 2016
                                        Merlot from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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