Category Archives: merlot

Henschke Euphonium 2015

Henschke, Euphonium, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia, 2015 This wine: lot No. L13015 (on back label), a blend of 66% syrah, 19% cabernet sauvignon, 10% merlot, and 5% cabernet franc, aged in 20% new and 80% seasoned French oak hogsheads … Continue reading

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Thorle Rheinhessen 2015

Weingut Thörle (a member of the ‘wine in a bottle’ producer group [1], and Maxime Herkunft Rheinhessen), Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot, Qualitatswein, Rheinhessen, Saulheim, Germany 2015 On Anbaugebiete Rheinhessen. Is the largest of the 13 German wine regions (map). … Continue reading

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Chateau Jouclary Cabardes 2017

Chateau Jouclary, Les Amandiers, AOC Cabardes, Aude, (Languedoc) Occitanie, France, 2017 On the Cabardes appellation. This wine: lot No. L18240 (below capsule), a blend of 50% merlot, 30% syrah and grenache noir, matured for 12 months in French oak barrels … Continue reading

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Bonterra Merlot California 2015

Bonterra, Merlot, California, Wine of the USA, 2015 This wine: lot No. L206171015C (below front label), California is an AVA, or statewide appellation, organic, a merlot dominant blend, with petite syrah (aka durif) and malbec, aged for 12 months in … Continue reading

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Petit-Village Pomerol 2005

Chateau Petit-Village, AOC Pomerol, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2005 On AOC Pomerol. This wine: lot No. L0105 (on back label), 2005 – dry weather conditions, a soil of red gravel, quartz and flint over a clay sub-soil, a merlot heavy … Continue reading

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Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre 2010

Pavillon de Leoville Poyferre, AOC Saint Julien, Bordeaux, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, 2010 This wine: lot No. LPLP1001 153B14 (below front label), a blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 30% merlot, 8% petit verdot, 2% cabernet franc; coated natural cork closure, 13.5% … Continue reading

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Mas Sibert Armelot VdF 2016

Mas Sibert, Armelot, Vin de France (Fos, Herault, Languedoc), 2016 On Vin de France (VdF) VdF, since 2010 replacing the Vin de Table category, is not only the entry quality level for French wine, but can also be a source … Continue reading

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