Marilyn Napa Valley Merlot 2017 - 750ml

$ 30.00

The color is immediately captivating in this rich deep purple hued 2017 Merlot.  There is good intensity in the nose with well integrated aromas that hint of ripe plums, orange zest, and cherries.  On the palate there are subtle notes of vanilla, cocoa, and baked nicely browned pie crust.  This wine has more than ample body and structure for a Napa Merlot, but still maintains that rich nice balance  as it glides across the palate, ending with a long enjoyable finish.

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Marilyn Wines traces its origins to 1981, when a small group of friends started making wine at their home near St. Helena in the Napa Valley. One evening in 1983, over dinner and a bottle of homemade merlot, the concept of "Marilyn Merlot" was born. The wine enjoyed a good deal of popularity around the valley and was often donated to charity auctions and given as Christmas gifts.

In 1985, the playful idea and the fine wine that bore its name led to the limited production of Marilyn Merlot for sale to the public. Over the 25 years, continuing acclaim from critics, collectors, and lovers of fine wine have led to the production of Marilyn Merlot, Marilyn Cabernet, Norma Jeane, the Velvet Collection, Marilyn Blonde de Noirs, Marilyn Red Dress, and Marilyn Sauvignon Blonde, and Marilyn Meritage.

Similar to 2016, the backbone of this wine is from grapes from Beckstoffer’s Missouri Hopper Vyd., but the Cabernet comes from Calistoga and Atlas peak areas.

2017 was an outstanding vintage, with dry, perfect growing conditions, except for smoke issues from fires toward the end.  Fortunately for us the Merlot was picked well before the fires and the Cabernet over a week before the fires.

Country United States
Region Napa Valley
Sub-Region
Ratings
Varietal(s) Merlot
% Cabernet Sauvignon
Color Red
ABV 14.1%
Vintage 2017
Size 750ml
Closure Cork

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