Newton Unfiltered Merlot 2012

$51.99
$46.79

SKU 381

750ml

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The aromas of this delectable Merlot are redolent of ripe blueberries and Satsuma plums with hints of violet, mocha and mint. Dark, plush and savory with black fruit flavors, it is richly textured with a firm structure. The long finish is round and warm with toasted cedar, mocha and roasted coffee bean flavors. The 2012 Merlot is a robust wine that can be enjoyed with a wide range of dishes, from red wine-braised lamb to grilled salmon. It is extremely versatile and is enjoyable with rich vegetarian dishes, such as lentils in a curry sauce or mushroom and parmesan tart.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Newton
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorOffers bold aromas of red currant and toast, with racy, supple flavors of black cherry, spice and rosemary. Drink now through 2020. 3,284 cases made.

Tim Fish, 2015
  • we88

Wine EnthusiastPlum and blueberry combine to nice effect in this wine that is dense and chewy at the beginning but yields softer textures as it goes. A sprinkling of cocoa and cinnamon accents the finish.

Virginie Boone, June 1, 2015