Duckhorn Vineyards

Napa Valley Merlot

9.2239 ratings
9.025 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Merlot
Top Notes For
Alex Lallos

Owner No Limit Fine Wines, Private Wine Consultant

8.9

Always classic and always Damn good. Soft and velvety and even better at half off during rip grills wine'd up Monday's

Always classic and always Damn good. Soft and velvety and even better at half off during rip grills wine'd up Monday's

Apr 14th, 2015
John Vuong

Wine Director/Sommelier Ame

8.8

Well done

Well done

Mar 15th, 2015
Craig Haarmeyer

Acid, alcohol, oak. The Holy Trinity.

Acid, alcohol, oak. The Holy Trinity.

Feb 25th, 2015
Ulrich Hoffmann

Still a classic. Bill and Jeff did a great job. Plenty of time to keep sampling.

Still a classic. Bill and Jeff did a great job. Plenty of time to keep sampling.

Feb 10th, 2015
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, cassis, licorice and mossy earth. Good structure and moderate tannins.

Blackberry, cassis, licorice and mossy earth. Good structure and moderate tannins.

Dec 26th, 2014
Aaron Means

Classic, a Merlot to stand the test of time. Ripe but structured fruit with great acid and green tannin backbone.

Classic, a Merlot to stand the test of time. Ripe but structured fruit with great acid and green tannin backbone.

Nov 15th, 2014
Jonathan Reimer

A standard in napa merlot.

A standard in napa merlot.

Nov 14th, 2014
Sean Trapani

Founder/Educator Wine Fluent, Consultant ABC Fine Wines & Spirits

8.6

(**) balanced and simple with an earthy red and black fruit expression and a hint of oak spice

(**) balanced and simple with an earthy red and black fruit expression and a hint of oak spice

Oct 20th, 2014
Clayton Bahr

Blind wine, flight 4, wine 2...right grape, wrong place, right continent, though

Blind wine, flight 4, wine 2...right grape, wrong place, right continent, though

Aug 14th, 2014
Erin Crain

#merlot

Aug 13th, 2014