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Simi Winery Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Simi Winery Merlot 2012

Simi Winery Merlot 2012

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Simi Winery

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Winemakers Susan Lueker and Megan Schofield have crafted a supple, smooth, rich Merlot for the 2012 vintage. This is a red wine blend of 87% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Malbec and 1% Cabernet Franc. The wine was fermented in 100% stainless steel then aged in 1005 oak for 14 months in a combination of small French and American oak barrels, 20% of which was new. This wine delivers pleasing aromas of blackberry, plum, clove, cedar forest and spice. Great balance of acidity and luscious fruit flavour for dishes like grilled pork chops and lamb.

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This Simi Winery Merlot 2012 was reviewed on October 31, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Red and black fruit and smoke on the nose. The palate offers the same with some earth, spice and chocolate.
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Red plum, lightly herbacious and cinnamon-spiced nose
Surprisingly firm tannins, medium acidity, more fleshy plum and spice box, full bodied palate

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