2016 Rutherford Hill Merlot Napa Valley

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JS92

A beautiful, crimson red Merlot with 92 points from James Suckling. Intense aromas of black currant, blackberries and blueberries swirl with notes of cassis and savory herbs. Flavors of dark cherry, pomegranate and chocolate are intricately layered in the medium-to-full body, flowing through to a fresh finish.

Varietal:
Merlot
Vintage:
2016
Aging:
18 months
Oak Treatment:
French oak barrels
Appellation:
Napa Valley
Total Varietal Composition %:
84% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Syrah
Alcohol %:
14.5%
SKU #:
1043027
Size:
750 ml Bottle
JS92

James Suckling

A firm, linear red with blackberry, cherry and dark-chocolate aromas and flavors that follow through to a medium body. Fresh finish. Drink or hold.