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The Best California Merlot Ever
Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot Three Palms Vineyard
Forbes - Nick Passmore
12/13/2015
In Napa Valley’s warm Mediterranean climate it’s easy to make big, ripe boring Merlot, wine devoid of personality. But in the right location, and with the right approach, it can deliver very fine wine...More>

91 Points - 2 Stars
2008 Duckhorn Vineyards Estate Grown Stout Vineyard Merlot
Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine - Charles Olken
03/01/2012
From its very well-focused aromas of caramel, dark cherries and sweet tobacco to its deep, impressively filled flavors, this classy and yet very solid Merlot demonstrates a keen sense of careful composition. More>

94 Points
2007 Duckhorn Vineyards The Discussion Red Wine
Wine & Spirits -
02/01/2012
It’s zesty, luscious and delicious, one of the best wines we’ve tasted from Duckhorn. More>

90 Points
2008 Duckhorn Vineyards Estate Grown Patzimaro Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Advocate - Antonio Galloni
12/23/2011
Dark plums, cherries, mint, flowers, and licorice are some of the notes that emerge from this powerful, structure wine.More>

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    91 Points, Stout Merlot

    The Discussion, 94 Points