Freemark Abbey Merlot 2009
|Napa Valley, California, United States|
Natalie's Score: 90/100
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 1602
Wine Type: Red Wine
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Freemark Abbey
Agent: B And W Wines
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Freemark Abbey Merlot 2009 Wine Review
Fleshy yet subtle, full-bodied yet balanced. Loaded with ripe black plums. Lots of layers of pleasure.
This Freemark Abbey Merlot 2009 was reviewed October 27, 2012 by Natalie MacLean
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|Nina rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:|
80% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot & 1% Syrah
In the glass deep ruby red. Semi opaque.
On the nose oak, layers of dark fruit and berries. Baking spices.
On the palate dry, medium bodied, very soft and pleasant. Elegant tannins, flavors of vanilla, black cherry, mulberry and hint of chocolate.
Long and pleasant finish.
Beautiful wine can be enjoyed now or in a few years. Needs decanting.
|This is a lovely, elegant Merlot for drinking now and over the next several years. It’s dry and smooth, with dusty tannins framing cherry, red currant, herb, olive and cedar flavors. Give it a brief decanting to let the air mellow it. Score: 90 Source: Steve Heimoff, Wine Enthusiast|
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