Smoking Loon

The Original California Merlot

8.6250 ratings
-no pro ratings
California, USA
Merlot
Top Notes For
Sarah Blomfield

I quite liked this wine. Definitely oakey (oaky?) but with a good sweetness. I enjoyed a glass with my steak. Had excellent legs but a little bit of a bitter aftertaste. Not sure if that was real or my inability to breathe properly due to allergies.

I quite liked this wine. Definitely oakey (oaky?) but with a good sweetness. I enjoyed a glass with my steak. Had excellent legs but a little bit of a bitter aftertaste. Not sure if that was real or my inability to breathe properly due to allergies.

3 people found it helpfulJan 26th, 2015
Antonj Losey

Good stuff

Good stuff

1 person found it helpfulJan 2nd, 2016
William Lee

Ok 2013 Merlot - not a great finish but drinkable.

Ok 2013 Merlot - not a great finish but drinkable.

1 person found it helpfulJan 20th, 2015
Josh Berkey

This was an enjoyable, easy to drink, yet flavorful merlot. Would but again!

This was an enjoyable, easy to drink, yet flavorful merlot. Would but again!

Nov 13th, 2017
Renee & Patrick

Great wine for gatherings

Great wine for gatherings

Oct 27th, 2017
Bonnie Roitman

Juicy, low in tannins, sweet,

Juicy, low in tannins, sweet,

Jun 18th, 2017
jodi tauer

Smooth and rich

Smooth and rich

Mar 18th, 2017
Davis Brock

Good merlot for the cost

Good merlot for the cost

Feb 13th, 2017
Rob French

Less that 10$ and full flavor oaky and smoky.

Less that 10$ and full flavor oaky and smoky.

Feb 11th, 2017
Jason Sperry

Oaky

Oaky

Feb 11th, 2017