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Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Merlot 2008

Merlot from Napa Valley, California
  • WE 94
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Winemaker Notes

The color is a deep and rich ruby-garnet. With integrated spicy sweet oak, there are layers of flavor composed of black cherry, black currant, plum, mincemeat, juniper berry, mushroom, vanilla and dark chocolate, with an underlining complexity of leather and tobacco. The entry and finish arevery smooth with integrated fruit resembling black cherry and a rich dark currant syrup. With an extended length of flavor that is very pleasant, thiswine is very inviting... you can't... View More

Critical Acclaim

WE 94
Wine Enthusiast

A very successful vintage for Freemark Abbey's wines overall, and this young, intensely concentrated Merlot is a star of the year. Quite Tannic now, with delineated blackberry, cherry cassis, cola and spice flavors, its best years are ahead. Cellar this impressive wine for 4-6 years.

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Freemark Abbey, Napa Valley, California
Freemark Abbey
The history of Freemark Abbey began in 1886, when Josephine Marlin Tychson became the first woman to build and operate a winery in California. The historic site where Josephine's winery, Tychson Cellars, once stood is now known as Freemark Abbey.

Josephine, a native of San Lorenzo, California and her husband, John Tychson, a Danish immigrant, moved to St. Helena in 1881. For $8,500, they purchased 147 acres north of St. Helena, which later became known... View More