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Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2012

Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2012

washington, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.90

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Charles Smith

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

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Reviews and Ratings

Julia Kelada rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This is a fruity, medium bodied wine. It is a great example of a merlot from Washington state and for that deserves full marks.
On the nose there are sweet red cherries and ripe plums. A wonderful sweet dough note like danish cinamon buns followed by floral notes of orange blossom.
On the palate there are fruits of cherries, logan berries and cooked plums. A herbal note of rosemary steps forward and then a bitter sweet note of tobacco leaves. Spice of cloves and anise are present with delicious notes of chocolate wrapped in vanilla. There are velvety tannins and a silky finish.
A perfect pairing to have with duck, veal or pork. Also creamy cheeses but better yet a game pie served with a big dollop of mash, fresh greens and gravy!
Bottoms up!

1 Member would buy this wine again

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