Matanzas Creek Merlot 2013

$24.99

SKU 35443

750ml

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Within the complex profile of our Sonoma County Merlot you will find a triumvirate of red, black and blue fruits. The nose opens to a medley of red cherry and raspberry, Satsuma plum and sage, with a hint of cocoa powder in the background. The palate is sleek and savory, framed by vibrant acidity and seamless tannins with notes of black slate and graphite that carry through to a lengthy yet elegant finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Brand Matanzas Creek
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine SpectatorWell-built and focused, with aromas of currant and dusty tomato leaf and trim flavors of red plum, sage and cedar. Drink now through 2026. 11,426 cases made.

Tim Fish, November 30, 2016
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Wine EnthusiastThe producer sources fruit among several appellations for this varietal wine, coaxing a wealth of full-bodied flavor and succulence into its mix of cedar, sage, black cherry and oak. The firm tannin profile provides a structured foundation.

Virginie Boone, December 1, 2016