Freemark Abbey Merlot 2008, Napa Valley

Merlot Merlot
California, Usa

$39.95 (1602)

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89 pts
6
August 06, 2011

Critic Reviews (5)

Vintages
Vintages

A very successful vintage for Freemark Abbey’s wines overall, and this young, intensely concentrated Merlot is a star...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

With winemaker Ted Edwards at the helm since 1985, Freemark Abbey has more or less managed to retain its status as a...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, very ripe, sweet black fruit and moderate wood aromas on the nose; the palate is full, fleshy, flavourful,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Freemark Abbey is one of the founding estates of the Napa renaissance back in the early 70s. This merlot is pleasant...

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Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The straightforward 2008 Merlot exhibits notes of cocoa, coffee beans, herbs and black cherries in a medium-bodied...

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Community Reviews (1)

iveyman
iveyman

This is an impressive Merlot from
Napa Valley, California. Medium-bodied, with tastes of berries and a touch of spice. Cellar it for a few more years and you will like it more. It is already very nice and enjoyable now. Great with BBQ steak. Excellent price/performance ratio.

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