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Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015

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There are 2 user submitted reviews for this wine.

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.
Jon Steeves 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

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Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot 2015, Washington State, United States: 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. Drink: 2016-2020. 394742 13.50% D 750 mL  $18.85 Score: 90/100. August 27, 2017 Best Value Red Wine. Charming Grilled Chicken Wine  Full Review



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