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2004 Kendall Jackson Merlot "Taylor Peak Estate"


Winery: Kendall Jackson

Vintage: 2004

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Taylor Peak Estate"

Wine Category: Merlot

Grape blend: 100% Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Bennett Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $40

Cases produced: 1,506

KWG Score: 93.1 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: March 14, 2007

Wine Review: Who says Merlot is dead? This wine is alive and kicking!! This rich purple wine has an intense berry bouquet. On the palate, this full bodied wine is solid, smooth, and well balanced. This wine has a rich flavor profile. This is a Cab drinkers Merlot. The finish is a bit dry, has some tannins and is prolonged. This wine calls out for a nice steak at you favorite steak house. This wine is an excellent value. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Rich and round, with ripe plum, cooked cherries and chocolate flavors. Medium-bodied with a lingering finish.

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