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Emmolo Merlot 2008 Wine Review

Emmolo Merlot 2008

Emmolo Merlot 2008

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $35.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Emmolo

Agent: Vinaio Wine Merchants

Product: 96024

More Vintages: 2005   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Purple and black fleshy plums; full-bodied and somewhat sweet and over-priced, yet delicious.

Merlot food pairings: slow-cooked roast beef with root vegetables.

This was reviewed October 27, 2012 by

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The guiding force behind Emmolo Vineyards, Cheryl Emmolo was married to Chuck Wagner of Caymus fame for 15 years before she moved on and established her own property. Medium-deep ruby colour with a hint of garnet. Aromas suggest raspberry pie, smoked meat, vanilla, cranberry and woodsmoke. Dry with concentrated smoky/fruity tones. It’s quite big and boisterous on the mid-palate with lively acids and bright fruit. Some moderate tannins add structure. Raspberry, smoke and cranberry all make welcome replays on the finish. Cellar it a year or two, or enjoy tonight. Source: Vintages Wine Catalogue.
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