More Vintages and Sizes of Duckhorn - Merlot Napa Valley:
International Wine Cellar
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 90
Deep ruby-red. Black raspberry, red- and blackcurrants and dark chocolate on the nose, plus hints of mint and green tobacco. Juicy, fruit-driven flavors of dark berries and cocoa powder, complicated by a whiff of meat. Offers classic '97 texture and sweetness. Ripe acids carry the fruit. Finishes with firm but smooth tannins and a note of Cuban tobacco. A youthful, fresh merlot with considerable appeal.
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Author: James Laube
Shows a strong cedary oak and earthy flavor at this stage, but also enough polished currant, anise and spice notes that firm up on the finish. 19,231 cases made.
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 02/13/2011
Good. Nice expression of a Napa merlot. Years to go.
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