Cakebread Merlot 2017 750ml - Argonaut Wine & Liquor
Cakebread Merlot 2017 750ml
SKU: 30034

Cakebread Merlot 2017

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750ml
$66.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Cakebread
Alcohol/vol 14.9%

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Aroma: Deep, lovely aromas of ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit are complemented by light floral notes in the nose of this plush, supple merlot. Mouth Feel: Rich, concentrated flavors of ripe blackberry, black plum and blackcurrant fill the lush palate, framed by fine-grained tannins, leading to a long finish showcasing bright black cherry, berry and mineral tones.

Vinous
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The 2017 Merlot is deep, fruity and quite expressive. Black cherry, plum new leather, dried herbs and spice are nicely layered in a deep, resonant Merlot.

January 2020
Wine Advocate
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The 2017 Merlot is all from estate-grown fruit, with 87% coming from their Suscol Springs vineyard and 13% from Cakebread Winery Ranch vineyard. It was aged for 17 months in 55% new French Oak. Deep garnet-purple, the nose comes bounding of the glass with notes of blueberry pie, baked plums and chocolate box with hints of licorice and spice box. Medium-bodied, the palate gives up intense blue and black fruit preserves flavors with a wicked backbone of freshness and light grip of chewy tannins, finishing long and spicy.

October 31, 2019

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