Friday, April 15, 2011

You Had Me at Merlot....

Bringin' Merlot Back

Saturday, April 16th, 12-5pm

We are on a mission, and the outcome is clear.

Merlot is about to come off the list of cliché wine categories, with the arrival of so many impressively-made examples. Let's taste 'em.

Here is the line-up:

2007 Code Noir Rattlesnake Hills Washington Merlot

2008 Trentadue Alexander Valley Merlot

2006 Keenan Estate Napa Valley Merlot

2007 Osso Anna Napa Valley Merlot

2006 J.Kirkwood Napa Valley Merlot

2008 Chateau la Rose Tour Blanche Bordeaux

2009 Tres Palacios Reserve Chile Merlot

2008 Domaine de la Patience Vin de Pays France Merlot

2007 Ventisquero Queulat Gran Reserva Chile Merlot

2005 De Trafford Stellenbosch South Africa Merlot

2008 Chateau Beauregard Pomerol Bordeaux

2009 Crosby California Merlot

2007 Aquinas Napa Valley Merlot

NV Candor Lot 2 California Merlot

2009 Charles Smith The Velvet Devil Merlot

2007 Jaqk Bone Dance Napa Valley Merlot

2008 Pride Sonoma/Napa Merlot

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