Rutherford Hill Merlot 2015

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Rutherford Hill Merlot 2015

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Dark cherries, rich chocolate and a hint of oaky sweetness abound in this merlot. For anyone who doesn't know this grape, a glass could be a mind-altering event. A stellar example of why Rutherford Hill is King of the Merlot world. Sufficient easy charms to work on its own as an aperitif; enough going on to complement a long list of edibles.
Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Rutherford Hill
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine AdvocatePale to medium garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Merlot offers up notes of baked plums, warm cherries, spice cake and earth with hint of bay leaves. Soft, juicy, full-bodied and well rounded, it delivers an uncomplicated mouthful of black fruits and spices with good persistence.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2017