Cupcake Merlot 2011

Cupcake Merlot 2011

Cool fermented with a serious regimen of pump-overs in the early fermentation to extract the soft tannins and color during the aqueous phase. They then press before the fermentation reaches dryness to maintain the wines lush tannin structure. Finally, they put the wine in premium barrels for aging. Cool Fermentation Keeping...

mb2310584$13.92
Dynamite Merlot 2008

Dynamite Merlot 2008

On the nose, the Merlot shows aromas of black cherry, blueberry, currant and toast. Flavors of dark fruits and cherries are accompanied by hints of dark chocolate and vanilla. Medium on the palate, this Merlot has light, ripe tannins and a long finish.

gz3621915$7.94
Edna Valley Merlot

Edna Valley Merlot

Edna Valley's Merlot opens with inviting cherry, blackberry and vanilla aromas. Black currant and caramel develop across the palate with subtle hints of tarragon and coffee. Juicy fruit supports the body and adds length to the mid palate, with smooth tannins that hold together for a nice finish. A very approachable...

gz3464715$11.29
Estancia Merlot 2011

Estancia Merlot 2011

In Estancia’s quest to make a great Merlot they selected to include fruit from two regions. They chose cool-climate Monterey grapes for the exceptional texture they provide and Paso Robles for the rich California red berry characters that fruit from that region imparts in the finished wine. By blending fruit from...

rws17352$15.12
Fish Eye Merlot 2013

Fish Eye Merlot 2013

This deep, brilliant red Merlot is as smooth as diving into the great sea. Juicy blueberries and ripe strawberries lure the palate into a meandering river of black fruits, spicy clove and lush plum. Serve this to your friends on its own or with hard cheeses, grilled fare and take-out Asian...

mb2360024$9.20
Francis Ford Coppola Merlot Diamond Label

Francis Ford Coppola Merlot Diamond Label

Francis Ford Coppola's Diamond Collection Merlot combines fruit from Napa, Sonoma, and Monterey. The flavors and textures unique to each region harmonize beautifully together to create a wine that has dark, succulent fruit balanced by natural acidity. Intense aromatics of raspberry and blueberry lead to flavors of crushed berries, vanilla, and...

rws17427$18.70
Franciscan Merlot 2011

Franciscan Merlot 2011

Franciscan’s Merlot grows in the cooler half of Napa Valley, from the winery’s estate in the heart of the Oakville District on south to vineyards in Carneros. These cooler vineyards give more vibrant flavors and denser structure to the wine—two qualities that are critical to growing outstanding Merlot. In the winery,...

mb2491464$20.98
Freemark Abbey Merlot 2011

Freemark Abbey Merlot 2011

The color is a rich ruby in depth with reddish hues. The aroma is appealing with nuances of dried cranberry, red raspberry, cherry, chocolate espresso, not to miss the subtle hints of mint and arugula. The pleasant balance in the flavor, while finishing on the crisp side, is accented by flavors...

pa37854$26.28
Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2008

Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2008

Frei Brothers Winery crafts their wines in a gentle, traditional style enhanced through the use of modern technology that makes fruit the focus and showcases the best that each varietal and appellation have to offer. The grapes for Frei Brother Reserve Merlot were destemmed, but not crushed, to retain a significant...

rws26523$14.10
Gnarly Head Merlot 2012

Gnarly Head Merlot 2012

Big waves of rich, ripe fruit flavors splash over the palate as the introduction to Gnarly Merlot. Dark, lush black cherry character is layered with hints of toasted almond, vanilla and cocoa, which carries into a smooth, intriguing finish. Gnarly Head Merlot fits right in at a beachside barbecue or a...

mb6106044$12.28
Hahn Merlot

Hahn Merlot

Even though this was a complete wine from the start, those who know me know that I’m never satisfied and so chose to blend in some Cabernet Sauvignon to add coarser tannins to the midpalate and some Petit Verdot to stretch those same tannins out at the finish. The nose stays...

pr78231964$12.94
Heron Merot California 2010

Heron Merot California 2010

Heron believes in the less is more” philosophy when it comes to the influence of the winemaker on the wine better to let the fruit express itself. The key to this Merlot is balance. To get there; ripe fruit with the right acidity was fermented and aged in a combination of...

mb13420044$13.35
Joseph Carr Merlot 2009

Joseph Carr Merlot 2009

Joaseph Carr always take a classic Bordeaux style approach to their Napa Valley Merlot, employing Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon in the final cuvee. It's all part of a mission to produce complex, yet balanced wines that echo a European sensibility and exhibit approachability upon release. Elegant, stylish, with depth...

rws45599$8.65
Kendall Jackson Merlot Vintners Reserve 2008

Kendall Jackson Merlot Vintners Reserve 2008

A blend of 96.4% Merlot, 3.3% Cabernet Sauvignon, .1% Cabernet Franc, .1% Petit Verdot and .1% Malbec. Wonderful plum, spice, currant and wild berry flavors. The soft tannins of this Bordeaux varietal carry these aromas and flavors to a long lingering finish one that beckons for another sip, or better...a glass!...

rws10080$15.88
Kenwood Merlot Yulupa 2010

Kenwood Merlot Yulupa 2010

Kenwood Vineyards Yulupa Merlot is a wine specially crafted from select barrel lots of wines made from California’s best appellations. The 2006 vintage was marked by the excellent character and flavor. Throughout harvest, fermentation and aging they kept the individual vineyard lots separate. Before bottling their winemakes taste through all of...

mb6880186$10.41