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2007 Leonetti Merlot Walla Walla Valley

  • 93 WA
  • 91 WS
  • 92 IWC
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SKU: 307105-2007-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    Bright, full red-ruby. Subdued but pure nose offers cassis, violet, licorice and a whiff of menthol. Juicy, suave and smooth but quite dry; not at all a fleshy style of merlot. In fact, this minerally midweight is made in a distinctly claret-like style. This is blended with 7% petit verdot; past vintages included some cabernet sauvignon and cab franc.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Firm in texture, with a tight grip of tannins on the smoky blackberry and currant flavors, persisting on the finish. Needs time to soften.
    Drink Dates: 2011-2017
    Author: Harvey Steiman
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 93

    The purple-colored 2007 Merlot contains 7% Petit Verdot. The nose offers up a whiff of new oak along with scorched earth, mocha, black currant, blackberry, and a hint of chocolate. This leads to a medium to full-bodied, opulent wine with layered, savory fruit, succulent flavors, plenty of fine-grained tannin, and a lengthy, pure finish. It will continue to blossom over the next 5 years and present a drinking window extending from 2013 to 2022.
    Drink Dates: 2013-2022
    Author: Jay Miller
  • Self | Rating: 85

    Author: dschaeffer
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Intense dry tannins but handles it beautifully due to the big tastes of blackberry jam, spice and mocha. Nose of blackberry, balsamic, olives and maybe some coffee, too. Long finish
    Drink Dates: 2015-2027
    Author: flwine

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 164 bottles owned
  • 43 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 89
    (Out of 43 collectors)