Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Merlot 2008 Wine Review

Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Merlot 2008
Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Merlot 2008
Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Merlot 2008
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States
Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 34900
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $24.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: 2013-2017
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Clos Du Bois
Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 91/100

Lovely balance and elegance in the glass. Generous aromas of espresso and black plum give way to a mouth-filling luscious on the palate. While this wine is immediately enjoyable, it will also do well in the cellar. Enjoy it with pork tenderloin tonight. Merlot food pairings: roast duck in a pomegranate walnut sauce, lamb kebabs. Luscious Lamb Wine

This Clos Du Bois Sonoma Reserve Merlot 2008 was reviewed June 8, 2013 by

 

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

I love a good California Merlot, especially with grilled pork. This Merlot has a hint of mocha and cedar that goes hand in hand with grilled pork. Ripe plums and black cherries with a hint of spice from the oak, make for a spectacular wine.
This is a generous Merlot that shows great character in a quietly authoritative manner. Woodsmoke, milk chocolate, plum and blueberry notes please on both the nose and palate. This drinks softly but definitely carries a big flavour stick. Well structured and balanced with well-positioned tannins and a very enjoyable finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Aug. 2012

 
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