Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard Merlot 2004

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Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard Merlot 2004
$69.95

SKU 5028

750ml

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Category Red Wine
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Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Blankiet
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Wine EnthusiastThis is a stunning Merlot, impossibly rich. Saturated and opaque in color, it tastes fat and flashy, with masses of cherry and blackberry jam, anise, chocolate and Provençal herb flavors. Yet this opulently soft wine has a classic structure, backed up with firm tannins. This is a profound Merlot.

Steve Heimoff, March 1, 2007
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Wine AdvocateThe 2004 Merlot Paradise Hills Estate offers a big, sweet kiss of cassis, kirsch, spice and spring flowers. Rich, medium to full-bodied and seemingly close to full maturity, it is easily capable of lasting 10-15+ years. The aromatics smell just like a great Pomerol.

Robert Parker, April 29, 2014