Merlot

Merlot is a darkly blue-coloured wine grape, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. Merlot-based wines usually have medium body with hints of berry, plum, and currant. Its softness and "fleshiness", combined with its earlier ripening, makes Merlot a popular grape for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, which tends to be higher in tannin. ~wikipedia


Rutherford Hill Winery Merlot 2013
Rutherford Hill 2013 Merlot is an elegantly refined blend of classic Bordeaux varietals that create a beautiful bouquet of rich aromas and prolonged flavors. Lavish cherry fruit flavors are backed by a rich, balanced structure for an intensely complex Merlot. At Rutherford Hill winery, only French
Item Number: 22593
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Little Black Dress Merlot 2015
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" The nose tosses around notes of baked cherries, raspberries, and leather. The palate confirms the nose with a pinch of bell pepper, chocolate, and a dash of smokiness on the tongue. This wine is dark, sensual, and smooth. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 5465
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Barefoot Winery Merlot 187ml
Please note this is a 187mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!Also note that 187ml bottles ship 24 to a case and count as a single 12btl case.
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"Our Merlot is perfect for any occasion. It is a decadent fruit-filled combination of red cherry, boysenberry and plum with melt-in-your-mouth chocolate notes and mild tannins to round out the flavors." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 5003
Bottle:$1.49
Case: $35.76

CK Mondavi Merlot 1.5L
"Our Merlot is medium-bodied with a hint of oak and flavors of cherries and plums. It is rich in the mouth and ends in a soft fruit filled finish.Enjoy this wine with barbequed chicken and ribs or Caesar salad topped with grilled chicken. Great with fondue as well." ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 224
Bottle:$9.99
Case: $59.94
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Prisoner Wine Co. 'Thorn' Merlot 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "A firm structure combines with ripe, plush fruit to make a winning Merlot. Aromas of currant, espresso and grilled herb open to complex flavors framed by ripe tannins. Drink now through 2024."-WS  "The Prisoner Founder and Winemaker Dave Phinney’s deep respect for the vineyards
Item Number: 24043
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot 2013
90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine Spectator 90 "Solidly built, with a lively, focused core and aromas of dark berry and spice mixed with sleek flavors of cherry and licorice. Drink now through 2027."-WS  Wine & Spirits 90  "Duckhorn takes the soft lushness of merlot and brings along some crisp tailoring. It’s a clean wine
Item Number: 23762
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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14 Hands Merlot 2014
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"This round, structured Merlot is packed with rich flavors andaromas of blackberry, plum, cherry and mocha. Balanced in style,the wine is soft, approachable and food friendly." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 6306
Bottle:$7.85
Case: $94.20
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Woodbridge 'Robert Mondavi' Merlot 1.5L
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"Has velvety smooth layers of black cherry, blackberry and chocolate character, with just a hint of oak." ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 4409
Bottle:$9.89
Case: $59.34
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Novelty Hill Merlot 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Polished, focused, multilayered and compelling, with coffeeaccented black cherry and floral flavors, hinting at apricot as the finish persists. Dances deftly. Drink now through 2022."
Item Number: 22790
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Decoy by Duckhorn Wine Company Merlot 2014
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "This straightforward wine delivers a lot of flavor for the price. The juicy, rounded layering of dark cherry, dried herb and cedar works within a light-bodied, mellowed context of balanced acidity and fruit."~VB  Tasting Panel 90 "Smooth and bright with fresh plum and
Item Number: 24253
Bottle:$18.45
Case: $221.40
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Rombauer Merlot 2013
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Plump and supple, with red currant and rose petal aromas and elegantly complex flavors of black cherry, mocha and spice. Drink now through 2026."
Item Number: 23383
Bottle:$27.95
Case: $335.40
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Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2014
" A Merlot for Cabernet lovers, giving everything the varietal should, plus much more. This full bodied wine starts with enticing aromas of deep, lush fruit – blackberry, cherry, strawberry and cassis – with hints of earth and caramel. Juicy flavors of black fruit show generously on the palate and
Item Number: 24239
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Shafer Merlot 2014
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Expressive floral and spice notes open up first in the 2014 Merlot. Fresh, nuanced and energetic in the style of the year, the 2014 is a highly representative wine for the vintage. The 2014 is not quite as generous as the 2013, but it offers a touch more vibrancy today, not to
Item Number: 23993
Bottle:$53.95
Case: $647.40
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Sterling Vineyards 'Napa' Merlot 2014
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"With elegance and grace, our Napa Valley Merlot epitomizes the style and complexity of this renowned wine region. A harmonious blend of black cherry, berries, allspice and cola lead the nose. Smooth and luxurious, the palate continues with a balanced blend of red fruits and well-integrated oak
Item Number: 23717
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bota Box 3.0L Merlot 3.0L
"Our Merlot offers enticing aromas of black cherry and plum backed by sweet herbal notes. This delightful Merlot is medium bodied and jammy with flavors of cherry and a hint of vanilla resulting from French and American oak. Try this plush and well-balanced wine with roast chicken, grilled burgers
Item Number: 7499
Bottle:$16.99
Case: $50.97
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Sycamore Lane Merlot
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"Sycamore Lane Merlot displays fresh, cherry-like varietal aromas, with hints of tobacco and herbal spice. Medium-bodied, with a smooth texture and soft tannins, it boasts rich, lingering flavors of cherries and plums." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 20387
Bottle:$5.45
Case: $65.40

Jonata Winery 'Fenix' Merlot 2013
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "I love the upfront, sexy and polished 2013 Fenix, which is the estate’s Merlot-dominated blend. Incorporating 30% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot, this full-bodied beauty gives up loads of plum, chocolate, smoked herbs and underbrush in a rich, mouth-filling, hard to resist
Item Number: 24439
Bottle:$75.95
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Black Box Wines 3.0L Merlot 3.0L
"The epitome of a tasty, easy-drinking red you can enjoy on a daily basis, Black Box Merlot is a blend of grapes from Californias best wine-growing regions. Its lavish red fruit aromas introduce a plush palate of rich plum and black cherry flavors, with smoky, vanilla oak nuances enriching the
Item Number: 4817
Bottle:$19.99
Case: $119.94
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Ghost Pines Vineyard Merlot 2014
"Winemaker Notes" "Each lot for our Ghost Pines Merlot was fermented under a unique set of conditions designed to get the most out of the fruit. Some lots were cold soaked to amplify the fresh fruit flavors while others were fermented at higher temperatures to add structure and jammy
Item Number: 23311
Bottle:$14.45
Case: $173.40
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Rodney Strong Merlot 2013
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The 2013 Sonoma County Merlot is lush with predominate notes of blackberries, black cherry and plum with a hint of dried herbs. This wine is silky and voluptuous with soft tannins and finishes with a touch of dried cocoa and vanilla. The luscious dark fruit flavors are enhanced by aging in small
Item Number: 21244
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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HRM Rex Goliath Merlot 1.5L
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"Pretty and seductive with a decidedly spicy nose of black cherry, cassis and cedar. Very ripe and round, almost like a Jolly Rancher candy. Mouth-filling flavors of plums, cherries and wild red berries dominate from start to finish." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 3060
Bottle:$8.75
Case: $52.50
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Emmolo by Wagner Family Merlot 2014
"Grapes for this vintage were sourced from the Emmolo Oak Knoll vineyard located near the city of Napa in a sub-appellation called Oak Knoll. It's ten miles nearer the San Francisco Bay than Rutherford and has a cooler microclimate. The site was strategically chosen for its soils and moderate
Item Number: 24020
Bottle:$48.95
Case: $587.40
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Markham Vineyards Merlot 2014
Dark ruby color with aromas of vanilla and dark chocolate. The palate shows flavors of vibrant cherry fruit, which play against the chewy tannins and a long, graceful finish.
Item Number: 24124
Bottle:$16.94
Case: $203.28
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Copper Ridge Vineyards Merlot
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" The complex nose showcases red fruit and dark cherry, supported by caramel, vanilla and hints of spices. On the palette, round and sweet tannins give way to red fruit with a cherry-vanilla finish. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 17350
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Joseph Carr 'Josh' Merlot 2014
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"Aromas of black cherries, fresh plums, violet and dark chocolate overwhelm the bouquet. On the palate, the wine is layered with fresh bing cherries, baked plums, and mocha, softened by its delicate, almost luxurious texture, and given staying power with a long, raspberry and cocoa powder finish."
Item Number: 20923
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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