2007 Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Vineyard Merlot 1.5L

2007 Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Vineyard Merlot 1.5L

Appellation
Napa Valley

Type
Red
Varietal
Merlot
Wine Enthusiast
94
Connoisseurs' Guide
93
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Our first vineyard-designated Merlot from Three Palms was our inaugural 1978 vintage, beginning over a quarter century of tradition crafting full-bodied wines that reflect the unique terroir of this site.

Wine Profile
Production Notes
Varietal Content 93% Merlot 5% Cabernet Sauvignon 2% Petit Verdot Cooperage 100% French oak château-style barrels (60 gallons) Age of Barrels: 99% New
Winemaker Notes
A warm site with free-draining soils, Three Palms consistently delivers focused red-fruit flavors balanced by signature minerality. A classic expression of Three Palms, this wine begins with enticing aromas of chocolate-covered cherries, earth, ginger spice and graham cracker pie crust before revealing a core of red-fruit dominated flavors highlighting red currant and sweet cherry. Supported by a broad, rich entry and additional layers of blueberry, plum, cardamom and coffee, this powerful Merlot has firm, robust tannins and will benefit from decanting or additional aging.
Other Notes
Released: April 2010
Wine Specs
Vintage
2007
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
Napa Valley
Vineyard Designation
Three Palms Vineyard
Harvest Date
August 23 – October 25, 2007
Sugar
25.6° Brix
Acid
Titratable Acidity: 0.58 g/100ml
pH
3.55
Aging
18 Months
Bottling Date
July 2009
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Enthusiast
94
Connoisseurs' Guide
93
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