Freemark Abbey Merlot 2009, Napa Valley

Merlot Merlot
California, Usa

$39.95 (1602)

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October 27, 2012

Critic Reviews (3)

Vintages
Vintages

This is a lovely, elegant Merlot for drinking now and over the next several years. It’s dry and smooth, with dusty...

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Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2009 Merlot is an attractive, mid-weight red laced with sweet berries, flowers, spices and licorice. This pretty,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

There is a touch of mustiness on the nose, an historical problem for Freemark Abbey in my experience. There is also...

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Community Reviews (1)

vinonina
vinonina

80% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot & 1% Syrah

In the glass deep ruby red. Semi opaque.

On the nose oak, layers of dark fruit and berries. Baking spices.

On the palate dry, medium bodied, very soft and pleasant. Elegant tannins, flavors of vanilla, black cherry, mulberry and hint of chocolate.

Long and pleasant finish.

Beautiful wine can be enjoyed now or in a few years. Needs decanting.

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