Sterling Vineyards Merlot 2011, Napa Valley

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Merlot Merlot
California, Usa

$24.95 (330241)

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Critic Reviews (8)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a quite fine, smooth and even-handed merlot with a fairly generous nose of raspberry fruit nicely fitted with...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Stylish smooth polished red wine, as merlot should be, with medium structure and fairly generous plush, smoky, dusty,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Similar to but clearly a step up from the Vintner's selection, this '11 Merlot gives the vintage straight up, with...

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Michelle Bouffard
Michelle Bouffard

Approachable with abundant notes of vanilla, cocoa, and black cherry. Some residual sugar. A bitter finish that is...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

An interesting wine with lots of gamy and meaty notes on the nose along with the more predictable plum, blueberry and...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Attractive herbal and savoury notes compliment the dark ripe fruit. There is more to this than Merlot, which shows in...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A round, smooth, polished merlot, mid-weight, with measured sweet oak flavour and plummy fruit. Tannins are light but...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is fine well made merlot with good varietal character and good depth of flavour. Expect black and red berry...

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