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2016 Sterling Merlot "Napa Valley"

Sterling 2016 Napa Valley Merlot

Winery: Sterling

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Merlot

Grape blend: 94% Merlot, 3% Syrah, 2% Pinot Noir & 1% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: 33,000

KWG Score: 90.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 3, 2019

Wine Review: This dark red colored Merlot from Sterling opens with an inviting cherry-cola bouquet with hints of caramel. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and soft. The flavor profile is a tasty mild black cherry with notes of minerality. We also detected hints of chocolate as well. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely extended. The Panel suggested pairing this Merlot with your favorite burger or a charcuterie platter. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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