Reviewed on 2020-02-26
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Rating 94
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2015
Appellation
Napa Valley
Napa County
North Coast
California
USA
ABV 13.5%
Price $61.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Dinner Parties, Special Occasion Splurges, Treat Yo'self

Drink If You Like

Merlot, Pinot Noir , Sangiovese

Mayacamas Vineyards Merlot 2015 Review

It’s a straight up dream to see a Merlot from California at 13.5% alcohol. This wine is pricey, and a true expression of the grape, so if you like big wines from Cali this may not be for you. What you get is a soft, vibrant, soulful red wine. The acidity is so bright that it floats on the palate, and with such balanced alcohol you get the full merlot experience without burning your nose hairs. It is a wonderful pairing for lean meats like grilled chicken or filet mignon - even a skirt steak. This is the way wine once was from here and should be again.

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POINTS
Mayacamas Vineyards Merlot 2015
It’s a straight up dream to see a Merlot from California at 13.5% alcohol. This wine is pricey, and a true expression of the grape, so if you like big wines from Cali this may not be for you. What you get is a soft, vibrant, soulful red wine. The acidity is so bright that it floats on the palate, and with such balanced alcohol you get the full merlot experience without burning your nose hairs. It is a wonderful pairing for lean meats like grilled chicken or filet mignon - even a skirt steak. This is the way wine once was from here and should be again.

Reviewed On: 02-26-2020
94
POINTS
Mayacamas Vineyards Merlot 2015
It’s a straight up dream to see a Merlot from California at 13.5% alcohol. This wine is pricey, and a true expression of the grape, so if you like big wines from Cali this may not be for you. What you get is a soft, vibrant, soulful red wine. The acidity is so bright that it floats on the palate, and with such balanced alcohol you get the full merlot experience without burning your nose hairs. It is a wonderful pairing for lean meats like grilled chicken or filet mignon - even a skirt steak. This is the way wine once was from here and should be again.

Reviewed On: 02-26-2020