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Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot Cabernet Franc, VT

$548.84 / case(12)

$46.18

Description

Our napa valley merlot is a complex blend of several individual vineyard lots incorporating fruit from our estate vineyards and from top independent growers throughout the napa valley. The final wine is a rich and cohesive expression of the entire napa valley reflecting the varied micro climates and soils of this unique appellation. In the vineyards here in napa valley the 2014 growing season delivered our third exceptional vintage in a row yielding wines with ideal concentration elegant tannins and lovely varietal flavors. Though the 2013/2014 winter was one of the driest on record heavy rains in february and march provided the vines much-needed moisture at just the right time. A warm spring triggered an early budbreak and perfect weather throughout the summer allowed the grapes to achieve ideal ripeness with pure focused flavors and resolved tannins. Harvest began on august 5th and ended on october 15th and though it was quite compact we were able to pick all of our grap


ratings

wine spectator rating: 90 vintage: 2013
wine spectator rating: 92 vintage: 2014
wine enthusiasts rating: 90 vintage: 2015

,,wine~us merlot~united states~~california~,vt,y,red,n 580,066957601934,1duckhorn vineyards cabernet sauvignon merlot cabernet franc petit verdot [usa],750ml,3,65. 57,354. 06,6,,n,we have been producing cabernet sauvignon since 1978. Blending fruit from estate vineyards and top napa valley growers this wine embodies the complexity of the valley while offering a seamless balance between fruit oak and tannins. To add nuance the cabernet is blended with merlot yielding a wine that is approachable in its youth yet worthy of cellaring. In the vineyards here in napa valley the 2014 growing season delivered our third exceptional vintage in a row yielding wines with ideal concentration elegant tannins and lovely varietal flavors. Though the 2013/2014 winter was one of the driest on record heavy rains in february and march provided the vines much-needed moisture at just the right time. A warm spring triggered an early budbreak and perfect weather throughout the summer allowed the grapes to achieve ideal ripeness with pure focused flavors and resolved tannins. Harvest began on august 5th and ended on october 15th and though it was quite compact we were abl


ratings

wine spectator rating: 90 vintage: 2016

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VT

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RED

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