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Pride Merlot - 2016

Item # 30513 750mL
$69.99/ Single Bottle
$839.88 $755.89/ Case of 12
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Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

Pride Mountain Merlot is not afraid to speak for itself. Heady notes of bright blue fruit and perfumed raspberries burst forth immediately from the glass. Blueberry, blackberry, and dark black cherry notes saturate the palate, revealing a rich, supple wine with plenty of stuffing and weighted density. Ideal for heavy, sauced red meats whether roasted, seared, or sautéed.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


California makes more wine than any other state in the United States. Not only does the state grow a variety of noble grape varieties like Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, there are also plantings of lesser-known varieties such as Nebbiolo, Roussanne and Mourvèdre to name just a few.


The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

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