Franciscan Merlot 2012

Franciscan Merlot 2012

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$21.51
Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot

Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot

Merlot has gotten a bad rap in recent years as a wimpy wine, but Alexander Valley Vineyards is convinced they will change a lot of minds with their 2006 Estate Merlot. It's dense and rich, qualities a lot of folks associate with Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Kevin Hall calls this a Merlot...

gz2294115$19.41
Blackstone Merlot Sonoma Reserve

Blackstone Merlot Sonoma Reserve

The Blackstone Sonoma Reserve Merlot offers pleasing aromas of fresh raspberry, black currant, clove and vanilla with a hint of earthiness. The wine is full-bodied with layers of bright red fruit, coffee and clove, finished with nice, well-integrated structure and a velvety mouthfeel. Try serving this soft and silky wine with...

mb1487024$14.10
St. Francis Winery Merlot

St. Francis Winery Merlot

Grown in loam, clay, and volcanic soil mixed with gravel, the 100% Sonoma County grapes in this wine are particularly intense. Grapes are hand-picked at the peak of ripeness, the majority from St. Francis' three estate vineyards in the Sonoma Valley, with micro-climates ranging from the hillsides of the Mayacamas Mountains...

RWS24959$19.88
Freemark Abbey Merlot

Freemark Abbey Merlot

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$34.69
Marilyn Merlot  2010

Marilyn Merlot 2010

Beyond the striking label, the Marilyn Merlot offers much, much more: The long cool growing season in Napa Valley yielded Merlot wines of lovely balance and elegance. Marilyn Merlot is completely ready to enjoy on release and offers the promise of graceful aging as well. A great conversation piece at dinner,...

rws47848$22.34
Sbragia Family Vineyards Merlot Home Ranch

Sbragia Family Vineyards Merlot Home Ranch

Sbragia Home Ranch Vineyard, which has been farmed by the family for decades, is located on the East side of Dry Creek in Sonoma County, California. The eight-acre Merlot vineyard sits on the flatland of Dry Creek Valley, and area that had a propensity to flood before the Dry Creek Dam...

gz8738215$23.16
Provenance Merlot Napa Valley

Provenance Merlot Napa Valley

Provenance's 2006 Merlot isn’t shy, with its deep, dark garnet hue and abounding aromas of rich black cherry, cassis and clove. Approachable, integrated tannins frame the generous dark fruit flavors and coat the palate with soft velvet. The long, fruity finish, laced with autumn spices, ends with a lively cranberry zing....

WS 88 WA 86 CG 88

gz7342415$27.64
Meeker Handprint Merlot 2009

Meeker Handprint Merlot 2009

Produced only in select years, the Winemaker's Handprint is what all Merlots strive to be. It has deep, dark color, and its full-blown cherry nose is surrounded by toasty French oak. On the palate you'll find sweet fruit of cherry and plum, with hints of leather, cola and vanilla. And the...

rws28306$32.15
Trinchero Family Vineyards Merlot Chicken Ranch

Trinchero Family Vineyards Merlot Chicken Ranch

The 28-acre Chicken Ranch Vineyard is located on the northern border of the Rutherford appellation. Sustainable farming methods (including Biodynamic techniques on some blocks) accompanied by low yields and aggressive canopy management produce wines that are dark, dense and packed with Rutherford Dust.” The 2004 vintage was a roller coaster. The...

pa81504$37.05
Meridian Merlot 375ml

Meridian Merlot 375ml

This Merlot opens with aromas of red currant, vanilla and baking spices. On the palate you’ll find flavors of raspberry, blackberry and cola with round tannins softened by seven months of aging in French and American oak.

gz6116926$5.58
Rex Goliath Merlot

Rex Goliath Merlot

Rex Goliath Winery really loves this wine. Soft, supple, and complex. There is a certain elegance to this wine that fits their vision of the perfect Merlot: Pretty and seductive with a decidedly spicy nose of black cherry, cassis and cedar. Very ripe and round, almost like a Jolly Rancher candy....

rws34867$4.90
Sycamore Lane Merlot

Sycamore Lane Merlot

This distinctive Merlot displays classic aromas of ripe red cherry and plum with hints of tobacco, herbs and vanilla oak on the nose. The wine is medium-bodied with supple and fruity flavors of cherry and spice notes on the palate, and soft tannins on the finish.

gz4078915$6.45