Lewis Cellars

Napa Valley Merlot

9.224 ratings
9.07 pro ratings
Napa Valley, 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
Marla Carroll

Ripe, juicy, supple and hedonistic.

Ripe, juicy, supple and hedonistic.

Aug 1st, 2017
Roberto Baez

Roberto had this 8 years ago

Roberto had this 8 years ago

1 person found it helpfulMay 25th, 2014
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.3

One of my favorite wines from Lewis this is also one of their smallest production

One of my favorite wines from Lewis this is also one of their smallest production

Oct 23rd, 2013
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.2

Ripe succulent black cherry fruit dark chocolate and black earth lots of fruit here very well endowed black pepper spice. Big and fruity with layers of spice sweet black cherry and plummy fruit dark chocolate very rich and still nice freshness with lots of nuance through the finish. Finish 45+ most excellent +

Ripe succulent black cherry fruit dark chocolate and black earth lots of fruit here very well endowed black pepper spice. Big and fruity with layers of spice sweet black cherry and plummy fruit dark chocolate very rich and still nice freshness with lots of nuance through the finish. Finish 45+ most excellent +

Feb 6th, 2013
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.1

Big currant and plum black fruit very tightly wound still sweet tobacco and dark coco spice very complex. Big and chewy with layers of spice and an earthy note and sweet herbs mocha spice. finish 50+ most excellent

Big currant and plum black fruit very tightly wound still sweet tobacco and dark coco spice very complex. Big and chewy with layers of spice and an earthy note and sweet herbs mocha spice. finish 50+ most excellent

Feb 6th, 2013
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

8.7

Red currant milk chocolate dried tobacco spice red cherry with a slight band aid a fresh earth. Smooth cherry fruit on the tongue with soft tannins but still fresh a bit of dark spice and bitter coco. Finish 45+ excellent

Red currant milk chocolate dried tobacco spice red cherry with a slight band aid a fresh earth. Smooth cherry fruit on the tongue with soft tannins but still fresh a bit of dark spice and bitter coco. Finish 45+ excellent

Feb 6th, 2013
Michael L S

Rich and plush with some mocha notes.

Rich and plush with some mocha notes.

Sep 12th, 2020
Michael L S

Rich, with mocha note, plush texture and full bodied.

Rich, with mocha note, plush texture and full bodied.

Mar 17th, 2019
Michael L S

Distinctive mocha note, rich, plush textured with a solid structure underneath.

Distinctive mocha note, rich, plush textured with a solid structure underneath.

Apr 15th, 2018
Michael L S

Mellowed some since my last bottle. Typical Lewis merlot: definite mocha note, richness, dark fruit, plush and a structured backbone.

Mellowed some since my last bottle. Typical Lewis merlot: definite mocha note, richness, dark fruit, plush and a structured backbone.

Sep 30th, 2017