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Clos Du Bois Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Clos Du Bois Merlot 2012

Clos Du Bois Merlot 2012

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Clos du Bois

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Full-bodied and mouth-filling with attractive dark fruit aromas. Finishes with notes of black plum and cigar box. Meat lover's pizza anyone?

Merlot food pairings: marinated grilled pork tenderloin, brontosaurus burgers, grilled lamb, beef, cheese.

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This Clos Du Bois Merlot 2012 was reviewed on February 1, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Chocolate and ripe red pum aromas, with a touch of sweet red cherry and earthiness. The taste is black and red cherry, and the mouth-feel is full, with some rounded tannins. There a rich cherry, vanilla, and tannin finish. A nice wine for a spicy pork dish.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Mild red fruit aromas and smooth red berry fruit on the palate.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Red fruit on the nose with sweet black cherry and plum on the palate. The finish is very soft and smooth.
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Herby red plum and cherry on the nose.
Medium plus bodied, soft plush tannins and low to moderate acidity.

A night cap solo or with some Beemster XO Gouda cheese.
Winemaker Erik Olsen uses small dollops of Cabernet Franc (10%), Cabernet Sauvignon (3%) and Malbec (2%) in the blend to give this Merlot more complexity, layers and structure. - Community Wine Reviews

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