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1996 Matanzas Creek Merlot

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July 9, 2023 - $26



91Wine Spectator elegant array of herb, currant, coffee, smoky oak and meaty notes, rich and polished, flowing over the palate into a long, complex aftertaste.

90Stephen Tanzer

Deep, bright ruby-red. Tangy aromas of black raspberry, plum, chocolate, toasted almond and tobacco. Lush and full in the mouth, with flavors of dark chocolate and black raspberry and nicely integrated acidity...


Red Wine, Merlot

The Merlot grape is such a deep blue that it is named for the blackbird. It’s an early ripening grape and one of the primary varietals used In Bordeaux. Merlot is also grown in the "International style," which is harvested later to bring out more tannins and body.