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Magazine Archives: Oct. 15, 2005

Napa's Merlot Magic

An impressive debut release leads a strong pack of wines from 2002
James Laube, Tim Fish
Issue: October 15, 2005

Napa Valley has long been king of the hill when it comes to California Merlot. And with a surprisingly strong roster of releases from the 2002 vintage, that position has become virtually unassailable. Consider, for example, the remarkable debut of Bruce and Robin Ahnfeldt's Merlot Napa Valley 2002.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2005.

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