Franciscan Merlot

Franciscan Merlot

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
Sterling Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley

Sterling Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley

Dark brambly berries, ripe black cherry, violets and cinnamon pair up with vanilla, mocha and sweet oak. The intensity on the palate holds its weight and fullness through the long, smooth finish.

pa75564$24.81