Duckhorn Merlot Napa Valley

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Duckhorn Vineyards, with its rich history in the Napa Valley, has been crafting distinctive Bordeaux wine varietals, including Merlot, which they helped elevate to world-class stature. Their Napa Valley Merlot is a pure expression of Merlot, combining both elegance and power.

Tasting Notes:

  • Color: Deep ruby-red with hints of purple.
  • Nose: Aromas of ripe black cherry, plum, and blackberry are highlighted with hints of rose petal, dark chocolate, and toasted oak.
  • Palate: Velvety and plush on the palate, it showcases a rich complexity of dark fruit flavors, from black cherry to blackberry pie. Layers of vanilla, clove, and tobacco add depth, leading to a balanced acidity that lifts the fruit.
  • Finish: The finish is long and graceful, with hints of dark chocolate, espresso, and spice.

Vineyard & Winemaking: The grapes for Duckhorn's Merlot are sourced from select vineyards in Napa Valley, known for producing fruit with layers of complexity and rich flavors. Each vineyard lot is fermented separately to preserve its unique qualities. The wine is aged in French oak barrels, adding depth and character.

Pairing Suggestions: Duckhorn Merlot pairs beautifully with a range of foods. Consider serving it with roasted duck, grilled steak, or mushroom risotto. Its versatility also makes it a delightful companion to various cheeses and charcuterie.

Bottle Engraving Service: Enhance your Duckhorn Merlot experience with our personalized bottle engraving service. Add a special message, a significant date, or a name to your bottle, making it a memorable keepsake or a unique gift. Whether celebrating an anniversary, a promotion, or simply expressing gratitude, an engraved bottle of Duckhorn Merlot adds a touch of elegance and thoughtfulness.