J. Rickards, Merlot

J. Rickards, Merlot - 2018

Item # 44946 750mL
$34.96 $28.96 / Single Bottle
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Color
Red
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Country
USA
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Tasting Notes

The grapes for this excellent red wine comes from vines perched on a North Coast hillside known as Eagles Nest. After fermentation, the wine was aged for 20 months in French oak (30% new). A fuller-bodied Merlot with both fruit and structure that will appeal to all palates.


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California

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.

Merlot

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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