2019 Lobo Wines Merlot, Wulff Vineyards, Napa Vly

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Tasting Notes: The wine is a gorgeous dark ruby in the glass, it offers aromas of red and blue fruits. There is a freshness and sweetness to the fruit, balanced by sweet leafy herbs and balsamic reduction. It enters the palate vibrant and juicy with bold flavors of black cherry, plum, boysenberry and blueberry jam. The luscious fruit is accented by elements of mineral, chocolate mint and Genovese basil. It is perhaps our most exuberant expression yet of Merlot. This is a great example of the qualities we seek in blending this variety into the Atlas Peak Cabernet.

  • 93 Points/Gold Medal/Exceptional/Cellar Selection, Tastings.com: “... Aromas and flavors of firm raspberries, black cherry, milk chocolate with roasted almonds, and cerignola olives with a slightly chewy, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a smooth, thought-provoking, very long finish ...”
  • 91 Points/2 Stars, Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine : “... exceptionally fine varietal focus from its deep, well-defined aromas to its very long-lasting, gently tannic finish. When Merlot is right, it is as charming as it is rich, and this unstintingly fruity bottling performs beautifully on both points ...”

Case Production: Only 50 cases produced

Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 7 years

Alcohol by Volume: 14%

Cheers to another unique wine club find!

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