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Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Merlot 2012

Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Merlot 2012
Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Merlot 2012
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Rating93

Price$95.00

Vintage2012

VarietalMerlot

AppellationNapa Valley

WineryDuckhorn Vineyards

Alcohol14.50%

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed Wine

Aging Program24 months barrel aged in 100% French oak barrels (75% new)

Oak OriginFrench

Blend89% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot

Total Acidity5.80 g/L

pH3.63

The Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Merlot 2012 is a vibrant red wine that brims with fruit and other complex flavors. The entry is replete with bursting red fruit, but complex layers of licorice, wet stone, and earth quickly follow. The intriguing sip continues with ample tannins that are nicely refined. Further flavors of blueberry, warm spice cake, and Santa Rosa plum finish off this essential red wine. The complex flavors and classic structure of this wine will make it a welcome addition to any dinner table.

Taste SummaryBlueberry, Cherry, Licorice, Plum, Raspberry

Wine QualitiesBright, Earthy, Fruity


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