Rombauer Merlot 2014

$42.99

SKU RMBURCARNMERL

750ml

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Aromas of fresh, ripe blueberries, blackberries and boysenberry intertwine with notes of cedar, vanilla and pie crust. This medium-bodied wine is plush with flavors of plums, blueberries and figs upfront, leading to juicy red fruit on the midpalate. Delicious now, its depth and structure provide long cellaring potential.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Rombauer
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • ws91

Wine SpectatorRich, ripe and full of powerful flavors of Christmas pudding, dark cherry and black currant that are backed by muscular acidity and tannins. Dried mint and slate details show on the dense finish. Drink now through 2021. 5,225 cases made.

Kim Marcus, November 15, 2017
  • we90

Wine EnthusiastGiven additional structure from the addition of 21% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Petit Verdot, this well-made wine shows a wealth of plum and raspberry that's succulent on the palate. Soft supple tannin provides support and a touch of heat, the finish is awash in cinnamon and vanilla.

Virginie Boone, December 31, 2017