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2016 Mt Brave Merlot "Mt Veeder"

Mt Brave 2016 Merlot

Winery: Mt Brave

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Mt Veeder"

Wine Category: Merlot

Grape blend: 82% Merlot & 18% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mt. Veeder

State or country: CA

Price: $80

Cases produced: 524

KWG Score: 95.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: February 27, 2020

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Merlot from Mt. Brave shared top honors in a recent mini-blind tasting that we conducted. It opens with a very inviting blueberry and black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and rich. The flavor profile is a chocolate covered cherry cordial with notes of blueberry. We also detected some hints of oak and vanilla mixed in. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins show very nice length. The Panel suggested pairing this very good Merlot with short ribs. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This Merlot boasts notes of dark red fruit that seamlessly blends with the power of Mt. Veeder tannins. Asian spice, vanilla, rose petal and a long finish highlight this wine.

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