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    Merryvale Profile 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends - Napa Valley, California

    Ratings

    • RP94
    • WS93
    Price: $129.00
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 94 The Wine Advocate, 93 Wine Spectator, 91 Wine Enthusiast

    Region: Napa Valley, California

    Varietal: Bordeaux Red Blends

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.9%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 106033

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Plush aromas of cassis, black cherry, perfume and vanilla are interwoven with tobacco, cedar and cocoa. On the palate the wine is dense and concentrated with a finish that is long and complex.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Another big-time winner, the 2007 Profile (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot, and 4% Malbec) may be the finest wine I have ever tasted from Merryvale. It exhibits an opaque purple color along with classic tobacco leaf, black currant, spicy oak, chocolate, licorice, and graphite characteristics, a big, full-bodied mouthfeel, and tremendous depth, persistence, and length. This proprietary red should continue to put on weight, and last for 15-20 or more years. Very impressive!
    Rating: 94+

    94 Points
    The Wine Advocate

    A classy wine that's firm, intense and complex, showing vivld, well-structured blackberry, wild berry and currant fruit, with touches of anise, loamy earth and black licorice. Ends with a lingering mix of berry, cedar and earth touches and tannins that give the flavors traction. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Best from 2011 through 2019. 2,500 cases made.

    93 Points
    Wine Spectator

    This Cabernet-based blend of all five Bordeaux varieties is the most inaccessible of Merryvale's '07 portfolio, and it consequently offers the least pleasure now. It's quite rich in blackberries and currants but the tannins are considerable, and 90% new oak buries the fruit uner a cloak of char and wood tannins. Feels rustic, but obviously pedigreed and extremely ageable. The score could soar over the next 6-9 years as the wine develops in the bottle.
    Cellar Selection

    91 Points
    Wine Enthusiast
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