Top Merlot Wine

My wine reviews include Merlot wines with high scores for their superb quality and taste, and their prices often reflect this as they tend to be more expensive. These Merlot wines achieve a score of 90 points or higher out of 100 and are often the wines that have the greatest aging ability and are therefore great Merlot wines for your cellar. They are also often the top ranked wines on many lists, especially in fine restaurants, with ratings that reflect their craftsmanship. You'll also find my reviews of Merlot wines that are less expensive, but still represent great value. This is just a small set of my wine reviews: when you join my wine community, you can access all of my reviews.

Stag's Leap Winery Napa Valley Merlot 2006
Napa Valley, Usa
A vibrant red with fleshy ripe blackberries and blackcurrants. A smoky oak infused finish that lasts a long time. Decant for 1-2 hours. Alcohol: 14.1%  750 ml  Drink: 2009‐2014  Price: $44.95 Score: 90/100

This Merlot was reviewed January 1, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 655399  Check Stock
 

Evans & Tate Cabernet Merlot 2004
Margaret River, Australia
A juicy, generous red with lovely, heart-stopping aromas of blackberry and fleshy plum. Great finish. Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Best Value Red Wine  Price: $14.95 Score: 90/100

This Cabernet Merlot was reviewed February 20, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 721548  Check Stock
 

Mission Hill Family Estate S.L.C. Merlot 2004
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Mission Hill carefully selects their fruit from designated vineyard lots, which is barrel-aged in French oak. Grown in semi-desert conditions with less than 300 millimeters of rainfall a year. This merlot is layered with satisfying deep red notes of black plums. Mission Hill Family Estate S.L.C. Merlot food pairings: hearty meat dishes. Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Price: $12.95 Score: 90/100

This Mission Hill Family Estate S.L.C. Merlot was reviewed April 22, 2008 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 935857  Check Stock
 

Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Merlot 2005
Maipo Valley, Chile
Vintages Wine Panel: Santa Alicia was named Chilean Winery of the Year at the 2007 International Wine & Spirit Competition in London. My note: Dark plums, spices and mocha. Supple, rich and full-bodied. Terrific price for the quality. Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Price: $19.95 Score: 90/100

This Merlot was reviewed August 29, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 663088  Check Stock
 

Columbia Crest H3 Horse Heaven Hills Merlot 2010
Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State, United States
Full-bodied with black plum and some mint. Dark cherry liqueur concentration of flavour runs through the heart of this torrid wine. Merlot food pairings: braised or grilled meats. Alcohol: 14.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2016  Best Beef Wine  Price: $21.95 Score: 90/100

This Merlot was reviewed October 26, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 209874  36 in stock
BC: 752063  937 in stock
SAQ: 11881966  Check Stock
 


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