Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015, Washington

Merlot Merlot
Washington, Usa

$8.30 (394742)

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Steve Thurlow
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Steve Thurlow

This is a soft plummy fruity merlot with a typical dusty nose of cherry and raspberry fruit with well integrated oak...

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David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

This is smooth and fairly sweet merlot with generous aromas of ripe blackberry, plum, tea, resin and some oak...

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Teeters on the sweeter side, yet still pleasant

Description: Medium+ ruby to garnet in colour with a medium+ intense nose and some cloudiness. This wine features light cedar, dark cherry, plum, Christmas cake, nutmeg and pumpkin spice on the nice. Medium body with mild tannin, good acidity and an average length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in the next 2-3 years on its own or pair it with Parmesan Veal Burgers.

Tasted: 6 March 2017

Score: 8.5/10, Value: 8+/10 (Sale Price: 8.5/10), Total: 16.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5

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