Tangley Oaks Merlot Napa, CA 2009

Tasting Date:            August 01, 2012

Varietal:                     Merlot

Country:                     Napa, CA

Tasting Date Price:  $14.99

Rating:  WS 88

Alcohol Content: 13.9%

Vineyard Website:  http://www.tangleyoakswine.com/

Visual Aspect:  A medium shade of garnet

Nose:  plums, dark cherries, chocolate and savory herbs with notes of espresso and cassis

Palate:  Silky tannins and a lingering finish of red currant

Food Pairing:  grilled meats and game

Winery Notes:  NA

Winemaking:  Medium garnet. Rich plums, dark cherries, chocolate and savory herbs. Lush plums and cherry fruit with undertones of mocha.

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