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Clos du Val Merlot 2012

Clos du Val Merlot 2012
Clos du Val Merlot 2012
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Rating91

Price$24.99

Vintage2012

VarietalMerlot

AppellationNapa Valley

WineryClos du Val

Alcohol14.10%

Production5600 cases

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed Wine

Aging Program18 months in 25% new oak

Blend98% Merlot 2% Petit Verdot

Total Acidity5.40 g/L

pH3.65

The Clos du Val Merlot 2012 is a lush, inky-dark red wine that is full of your favorite fruit and chocolate flavors. This red wine is a terrific dinner companion, and your other dinner companions will be pleased with this smooth wine selection. On the nose, expect dark chocolate, vibrant black fruit, and spice. This rich combination gives way to a warm, velvety palate with flavors of dark cherry and blueberry. The Merlot lingers on the finish, which is just what you would prefer this delicious red wine to do. Enjoy this wine alone or with food.

Taste SummaryBlack Cherry, Blueberry, Chocolate, Plum

Wine QualitiesApproachable, Creamy, Moderate tannin, Rich

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