Prisoner Wine Co. 'Thorn' Merlot 2015
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 “Features a creamy texture, with ripe red and dark fruit flavors of roasted plum, rhubarb and dark cherry. Smoke and dark chocolate notes show on the finish.”-WS  “Earthy aromas open up into cocoa, blackberry, cedar, and anise. The entry is smooth with flavors of cherry,
Item Number: 30726
Case: $359.40

Freemark Abbey Merlot 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93“A soft and pretty red now with chocolate, berry and cuurrant character. Full body, round tannins and a delicious finish. Layered and rich style. Delicious. Drink now.”
Item Number: 30128
Case: $311.40

Folie A Deux Merlot 2013
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90“Lipstick cherry and vanilla provide a burst of red fruit succulence around a core of big oak and a leathery midpalate marked by dried sage. Drying tannins belabor the finish, before rediscovering its lovely, though bold, expression of fruit.” ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 28091
Case: $167.40

Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot 2015
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Blended with 12% Cabernet Sauvignon and smaller amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, this wine is thick, dense and dusty in tannin. Flavors of mocha, cherry and clove dominate on the well-integrated, full-bodied palate, finishing in dried herb and coffee bean."~VB  “The
Item Number: 30367
Case: $479.40

Steele Wines 'Stymie' Merlot 2014
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Full bodied and firmly structured, this wine is concentrated and ripe in flavor, coating the palate in richness. It has deep, ripe black-cherry aromas, cherry and milk chocolate flavors, firm tannins and a lingering finish."  The Stymie Vineyard typically yields a Merlot with
Item Number: 30686
Case: $179.70

Pahlmeyer Merlot 2015
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93-95 There are few truly profound Merlots being made in California, but Pahlmeyer has consistently made some of the best. I still have some that are 20+ years old and aging magnificently. I suspect that the last three vintages that they made were better than anything I bought 20+
Item Number: 31568
Case: $485.70

Recanati Merlot 2016
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90“Deep violet in the glass, this wine offers aromas of black cherry, strawberry and black pepper. It is bright on the palate, with soft tannins and flavors of tart cherry, cranberry, juniper berry and black pepper that round off in a zippy finish.”~MD
Item Number: 28234
Case: $155.40

Northstar Merlot 2013
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Supple and expressive, plush in texture but not weighty, layering blueberry and currant flavors with hints of cream and green olive. Lingers easily. Best from 2018 through 2023."  Wine Enthusiast 90 "Herb, pencil lead, plum and vanilla aromas are followed by smooth, soft
Item Number: 30421
Case: $191.70

Roth Estate 'Sonoma County’ Merlot 2015
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 This soft, round Merlot blends in small amounts of Malbec and Syrah to offer a powerful, full-bodied frame. It's lengthy on the palate in tart red fruit, integrated oak and fresh acidity.  Vintage 2015 made for an excellent vintage in Sonoma County! An early start to the
Item Number: 31879
Case: $215.40
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Rombauer Merlot 2014
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Rich, ripe and full of powerful flavors of Christmas pudding, dark cherry and black currant that are backed by muscular acidity and tannins. Dried mint and slate details show on the dense finish. Drink now through 2021.  Aromas of fresh, ripe blueberries, ripe plum and black
Item Number: 27538

Darioush 'Signature' Merlot 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91“Big and rich, with good cut to the lively blend of dried red fruit and cedar flavors. The minerally finish features accents of dried green herbs and spice. Drink now through 2021. 1,329 cases made.”~K.M.
Item Number: 31914