The Prisoner Wine Company

Thorn Napa Valley Merlot

8.815 ratings
8.55 pro ratings
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
Corey Zamora, CSW

Pretty decent merlot, not very varietally true, but when are his wines?

Pretty decent merlot, not very varietally true, but when are his wines?

2 people found it helpfulJan 29th, 2015
Jeff Shapiro

Plum cherry and cinnamon come to you via The Prisoner Wine Company.- Merlot is making a comeback.

Plum cherry and cinnamon come to you via The Prisoner Wine Company.- Merlot is making a comeback.

1 person found it helpfulNov 21st, 2015
Aaron Means

Just too much oak and extract. Couldn't pick this in a blind tasting as merlot

Just too much oak and extract. Couldn't pick this in a blind tasting as merlot

Feb 24th, 2015
Charles Ludwig

The positive thing I can say is this is varietally correct. Oak chips and booze.

The positive thing I can say is this is varietally correct. Oak chips and booze.

Feb 7th, 2015
Brian Grech

Nice find. Very intense - coffee and blackberry pie.

Nice find. Very intense - coffee and blackberry pie.

May 22nd, 2016
Eric Ford

Pretty good. Full but sweet taste.

Pretty good. Full but sweet taste.

Nov 10th, 2015
Adam Jesberger

Adam had this 5 years ago

Adam had this 5 years ago

Oct 8th, 2015
Rich Duno

Rich had this 4 years ago

Rich had this 4 years ago

Dec 21st, 2016
Ryan gilbert

Ryan had this 4 years ago

Ryan had this 4 years ago

Sep 25th, 2016
Daniel De Grandpre

Daniel had this 4 years ago

Daniel had this 4 years ago

Sep 14th, 2016