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Dry Creek Vineyard Merlot 1998

Merlot from Sonoma County, California
  • WS 85
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Winemaker Notes

Fragrant bouquet of cherry, berry, and cedar is laced with hints of mint and rose. Black cherry-chocolate fruit pairs with sweet plum, currant, and blackberry flavors followed by cinnamon-clove accents. Tightly structured fruit and vanilla oak completes the tantalizing finish.

Critical Acclaim

WS 85
Wine Spectator

Dry Creek Vineyard

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Dry Creek Vineyard, Sonoma County, California
Dry Creek Vineyard
In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending.

Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit separately, and then blending carefully for each final cuvee. ... View More