Reviewed on 2021-03-18
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Rating 91
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2009
Appellation
ABV 16.9%
Price $70.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Special Occasion Splurges, Treat Yo'self, Winning Over the Boss

Drink If You Like

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec , Merlot

Delectus Estate Merlot 2009 Review

Rich Merlot with a blueberry liqueur vibe. The alcohol is high, but this wine shows how a well-done wine can settle into a nice, long lived balance when everything hits just right. It’s nice and rich with tannins that have softened into the fruit. The slight heat from the alcohol (which never goes away) almost adds to the complexity. If you are a fan of big California wines, give this one a try to see how they age.

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POINTS
Delectus Estate Merlot 2009
Rich Merlot with a blueberry liqueur vibe. The alcohol is high, but this wine shows how a well-done wine can settle into a nice, long lived balance when everything hits just right. It’s nice and rich with tannins that have softened into the fruit. The slight heat from the alcohol (which never goes away) almost adds to the complexity. If you are a fan of big California wines, give this one a try to see how they age.

Reviewed On: 03-18-2021
91
POINTS
Delectus Estate Merlot 2009
Rich Merlot with a blueberry liqueur vibe. The alcohol is high, but this wine shows how a well-done wine can settle into a nice, long lived balance when everything hits just right. It’s nice and rich with tannins that have softened into the fruit. The slight heat from the alcohol (which never goes away) almost adds to the complexity. If you are a fan of big California wines, give this one a try to see how they age.

Reviewed On: 03-18-2021