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Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015 Wine Review

Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015

Charles Smith The Velvet Devil  Merlot 2015

Washington State, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.85

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Charles Smith

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A savoury, robust, smooth, easy-drinking red wine from Washington State made from Merlot grapes. Aromas of fleshy ripe plums and some toasty oak. Pair with grilled chicken.

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This Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015 was reviewed on August 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Velvet Devil had me at hello in 2013 and 2015 produced a great wine, and a step up in my opinion. The 2015 vintage of Washington State cold climate Merlot, showing deeply opaque ruby. This wine offers graphite minerality, cassis, blueberry, strawberry, savoury. The vineyard professes terroir to bottle in the Land to Hand and Vineyard to Bottle expression. Recommend as a crowd pleaser, great for celebrating. Pairs well with BBQ baby back ribs, a rare BBQ rib steak or blue cheese filet mignon. Enjoy now. Tasted 2015 vintage August 2017. 90 points. BespokeTastings
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas of black fruit and oak with black cherry, raspberry, herb and some black tea notes on the palate. Finishes with soft tannins.

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