Castoro Cellars Merlot 2016
SKU: 06599

Castoro Cellars Merlot 2016

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Category Red Wine
Region California, Central Coast, Paso Robles
Brand Castoro Cellars
Alcohol/vol 14%
Merlot is one of the main Bordeaux varietals and grows well in Paso Robles. This is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon when you are looking for something slightly softer with more elegance. The fruit is dark berries, the vanilla oak is moderate, and the tannins are polished.
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Well rounded aromas of red cherry, wood smoke, cowboy leather and earth make for a very accessible entry to the nose of this affordably priced wine. There is a strong snap to the palate and an impressively chalky grip, offering flavors of dark cherry, cranberry and, on the finish, some vanilla.

Matt Kettmann, December 1, 2018
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Dark ruby. Dark berries, cherry and a hint of vanilla on the spice-accented nose. Pliant blackberry and cherry compote flavors show good depth and no rough edges. Supple and broad on the finish, which features even tannins and lingering notes of bitter cherry and licorice.

Josh Raynolds, February 2020