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Sterling Vineyards Merlot 2016 Wine Review

Sterling Vineyards Merlot 2016

Sterling Vineyards Merlot 2016

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $36.95

Drink: 2021-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Sterling

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This is a rich, full-bodied California Merlot with a smattering of Syrah, Pinot Noir and Malbec added to round the wine off. From an excellent vintage, beautiful with lush dark plum, dark cherry, baking spice and savoury herb flavours smooth on the palate. Nicely balanced. Pair with a filet mignon.

Merlot food pairings: roast pork with apricot compote, crown pork roast with corn niblets, roast chicken.

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This Sterling Vineyards Merlot 2016 was reviewed on January 7, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Sterling 2016 Merlot is rich and lush on the palate with crushed raspberry, red berry, dark cherry, citrus and savoury herb flavours silky on the palate. Nicely balanced with a plushy finish. The wine was matured in one-third new French oak, American and Hungarian oak barrels. Pair with a pork tenderloin Wellington. - Community Wine Reviews

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