Alexander Valley Vineyards

Estate Merlot

8.838 ratings
8.41 pro ratings
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
Merlot
Beef, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, Exotic Spices, Lamb, White Rice, Baking Spices, Herbs, Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Austin Baird

Needs more time. Bright and acidic, notes of cherry, blackberry, and oak.

Needs more time. Bright and acidic, notes of cherry, blackberry, and oak.

Feb 22nd, 2016
Kirsten Beverly

Smooth and dark. Ruby colored. Blueberry? Smelled sweets and has sweet notes but is not a sweet wine. Dry on backend. Great with filet mignon and blue cheese.

Smooth and dark. Ruby colored. Blueberry? Smelled sweets and has sweet notes but is not a sweet wine. Dry on backend. Great with filet mignon and blue cheese.

Sep 5th, 2020
Cheryl Green

More like a Syrah than a merlot, which is just fine by me. A little more spicy and smoky, with a hint of vanilla.

More like a Syrah than a merlot, which is just fine by me. A little more spicy and smoky, with a hint of vanilla.

Jan 13th, 2019
Junaid Mohiuddin

Merlot magnum Aged beautifully. On the verge of a long cab mouthfeel.

Merlot magnum Aged beautifully. On the verge of a long cab mouthfeel.

Dec 4th, 2016
Elizabeth Burnside

Cab not merlot.

Cab not merlot.

Nov 13th, 2016
Rita Chen

Good after-month feel and worth the price !

Good after-month feel and worth the price !

Oct 3rd, 2016
K
9.0

Mmmm cherries

Mmmm cherries

Aug 14th, 2016
Brian Benson

Great wine to share with really good friends! Just south of the Russian river valley

Great wine to share with really good friends! Just south of the Russian river valley

Jul 1st, 2016
Scott Whitesell

This wine paired great with my steak. You can really taste the blackcherry, blackberry and blueberry undertones. I would recommend!!

This wine paired great with my steak. You can really taste the blackcherry, blackberry and blueberry undertones. I would recommend!!

May 31st, 2016
Nikiska J

Good, not great.

Good, not great.

Jan 28th, 2016