Red Wine by Rocca Family Vineyards from Napa Valley, California. Our 2013 Grigsby Vineyard Merlot is once again our most elegant, restrianed, exquisitely polished wine of the vintage. It is an expression whose beauty lies in refinement and subtle sophisticaiton rather than power and concentration. There's a seductive spiciness to the fresh raspberry and red currant aromas, and fascinating complexity that brings together nuances of milk chocolate and mocha, oak spice, voneyard dust, crushed gravel and the slightest hint of craked black pepper.
Red Wine by Frei Brothers from Sonoma County, California. The Frei Brothers Reserve Dry Creek Valley Merlot exudes blackberry and dark cherry flavors, layered with hints of fresh herbs. Barrel aging gave this well-structured wine its rich aromatics of cocoa, mocha and toasted oak.
Red Wine by Teira from Sonoma County, California. A classically rich, ripe and structured Sonoma County Merlot with a nod towards Right Bank Bordeaux. Aromas of blackberry, ripe plum, vanilla, cedar and cigar box tease the nose. The palate follows with mouth filling blackberry and plum flavors, and hints of vanilla and oak spice. Soft, smooth tannins integrate with the extended structure to make this a balanced, elegant Merlot from attack through to the lingering finish.
Red Wine by Rodney Strong from Sonoma County, California. The 2013 Sonoma County Merlot is lush with predominate notes of blackberries, black cherry and plum with a hint of dried herbs. This wine is silky and voluptuous with soft tannins and finishes with a touch of dried cocoa and vanilla. The luscious dark fruit flavors are enhanced by aging in small French and American oak barrels. Enjoy this Merlot over the next two to four years with grilled vegetables, spaghetti and meatballs or grilled Italian-style sausages.
Red Wine by Parducci from North Coast, California. The 2013 Parducci Small Lot Blend Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and zest. This dry red is a fine match for herb roasted chicken with plum sauce, grilled beef on arugula or smoky chili.
Red Wine by Geyser Peak from California. Color: Saturated blue-red On the nose: Red currant, mocha, walnut, lavender and plum On the palate: Lush and velvety, strawberry, blueberry and pomegranate fruit Food pairings: Duck, sesame beef, medium-spiced Mexican-inspired cuisine especially roasted peppers and tacos al pastor.
Red Wine by Twomey Cellars by Silver Oak from Napa Valley, California. Twomey Cellars Merlot is a vivacious wine that displays ideal ripeness from a uniquely cool California vintage. It has a dark garnet color and a complex nose of cherry liqueur, dark chocolate, pipe tobacco, lavender, cloves and hazelnut. On the palate, it has a velvety mouthfeel, a full body, beautiful acid balance and a long, juicy finish.
Red Wine by Hunt & Harvest from Napa Valley, California. The 2013 Merlot is the first appellation designate wine to be released. We have a special place in our heart for the Rutherford AVA. It produces pure Bordeaux varietal wines with exquisite character. Plush aromatics of blackberry and violet are confirmed on the palate with a finish full of iron and dusty tannins. Classic to the region.
Red Wine by Emmolo from Napa Valley, California. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Emmolo Oak Knoll vineyard located near the city of Napa in a sub-appellation called Oak Knoll. It's ten miles nearer the San Francisco Bay than Rutherford and has a cooler microclimate. The site was strategically chosen for its soils and moderate climate, which are appropriate for growing Merlot.
Red Wine by Waterstone from Napa Valley, California. Sweet cherry, ripe plum, hints of vanilla and overtones of anise and aged leather appear in the aroma. On the palate, this generous wine features cherry, plum and blackberry fruit with supple tannins and a lingering finish.
Red Wine by Grgich Hills from Napa Valley, California. This is a Cabernet lover's Merlot! Its complex flavors of red currant, black licorice and hint of savory herbs are wrapped in a velvety texture that leave your taste buds asking for more! The wine's firm tannins and vibrant acidity create the perfect partner with prime rib, rack of lamb or roasted pork. Blend: 100% Merlot
Red Wine by Kenwood from Sonoma County, California. Vibrant aromas of fig and ripe plum combine with exotic notes of licorice, roasted cocoa bean and toasted vanilla. This full bodied wine is complemented by well-structured tannins and an elegant lingering finish. Blend: 98% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Wine by Leese-Fitch from California. Dark ruby in color this Merlot showcases complex aromas of raspberry, dark cherry, dried thyme, and hints of cedar and spearmint. In the mouth, fruit flavors dominate with nuances of cherry preserves, blueberry pie, summer sweet plum, and cranberry sauce with delicate notes of cream soda, candied orange rind, coconut, and sweet basil. Blend: 81% Merlot, 9% Syrah, 5% Grenache, 3% Zinfandel, 2% Barbera
Red Wine by Beringer from Napa Valley, California. Aromas of ripe blue fruits and nutmeg. Plush tannins, a distinctly robust structure and complexity make this an extraordinary example of this varietal.
Red Wine by Beaulieu Vineyard from Napa Valley, California. The elegant structure and red-fruit expression of Beaulieu Vineyard's Napa Valley Merlot reflects both the cool growing season and small crop of the vintage. Bing cherry, plum and raspberry mingle with chocolate-cherry truffle and red rose petal in this wine's sensual aromas and flavors. Silky tannins and beautifully balanced acidity gently support the expansive flavors through the delicious, lingering finish.
Red Wine by Matthiasson from Sonoma County, California.
Red Wine by Ironstone from California. The Ironstone 2014 Merlot is bursting with luscious fruit and soft tannins, for excellent drinkability. Rich, ripe black cherry and black plums leads to a hint of vanilla and toast. Flavors of currents with juicy dark fruit and spicy cedar ends with a rounded, well-balanced and complex finish.