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MERLOT 2017 California
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MURPHY-GOODE
This versatile, ready-to-drink, crowd-pleaser is going to make a lot of folks happy. Itís really more like a tasty burger red than something that you might save for a rainy day. It has a deep intense purple colour and a fairly spicy, ripe, plum-blackberry nose with some cedary, notes. Dry, medium bodied, bright, spicy, ripe plum-black-cherry flavours with a lingering, cedary finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The 2016 (**/**+) was released on March 7, 2020 at $24.95. CSPC 59295
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hal Ent
Country USA
Region California
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Bright, Juicy, Black Cherry
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: A wine of great depth and concentration, with supple tannins, a food-friendly mouthfeel, blue fruit, black cherry, vanilla, and spicy oak influences. This will be great tonight with burgers or grilled ribs but will reward another 2-3 years in the cellar. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 26, 2021
Cases bought 448 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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