Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard Napa Valley Merlot 2002

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: ST 95, RP 94

Year: 2002

13 in stock


Fabulously complex notes of scorched earth, chocolate, espresso roast, and meaty black cherries, currants, and plums. A broodingly backward, concentrated, full-bodied, dense, and super-rich Merlot. 

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate.

Saturated ruby-red. Wonderfully complex, deep aromas of plum, currant, licorice, smoke, dark chocolate and spices. Super concentrated, round, sweet and creamy, with highly complex flavors of plum, dark chocolate, minerals and leather. This offers breadth and palate coverage rare for Merlot that's not grown on the Pomerol plateau. The rising finish boasts superb breadth and length. A great California Merlot.

Stephen Tanzer, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar.

Collections: Merlot

Category: 2002, 750 ml

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