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2010 Delectus Estate Merlot, Knights Valley, 750ml

 

2010 Merlot

Knights Valley

$78.00

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This is truly a Cab-lovers merlot. This wine could make any cab drinker think twice about passing up merlot. The nose is big and complex. Spices, black pepper and dark fruit turn into vanilla, rich caramel and maraschino cherries. Waves of dried sage, mushroom, and that ever present forest floor evolve into rose and hints of floral notes. The palate is lean with noticeable tannins up front. The tannins soon mellow out to reveal dusty cocoa, chocolate and jammy fruit. The mineral finish evenly coats and leaves hints of oak and cedar. Just beautiful!

Wine Details


Wine Type
Red
Bottle Size
750ml
Vintage
2010
Appellation
Knights Valley
Varietal
Merlot
Accolades
91 WS
Awards and Medals
91 - Wine Spectator
Alcohol content
14.1%
Time in Oak
22 months
Harvest Dates
10/01/10
Case Production
325
Rating
91
Release Type
Current
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