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2015 Meeker Merlot "Handprint"

Meeker 2015 Handprint Merlot

Winery: Meeker

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Handprint"

Wine Category: Merlot

Grape blend: Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $48

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

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

Review date: February 26, 2020

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Merlot opens with a mild plum and blueberry bouquet with a hint of cinnamon. On the palate, this wine medium bodied, slightly acidic and savory. The flavor profile is a tart stewed plum, oak and mineral blend with hints of black tea, pomegranate, and strawberry. The finish features chewy and slightly astringent tannins that stick around for a very long time. This would pair well with fatty foods in the near term. I would decant it and pair it with a well-marbled ribeye. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: As most of our customers know, Meeker Handprint is a big Merlot, featuring tannic, spicy cherry flavors and a strong backbone. This is a Cabernet-drinker's Merlot.

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