2019 Ultimate Wine Challenge

Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2016 Dry Creek Valley (United States), 14.5% abv, $20.00

87
Very Good,
Strong Recommendation

Tasting Note:

There is an alluring, rich nose of bramble, anise, overripe plums, and leather. Spice arrives early and up front on the palate, balancing juicy flavors of blackberry compote, Luxardo cherry, and blackcurrant. Dusty tannins appear mid-palate and linger through the finish.

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