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California Merlot doesn't get much respect these days, but the wines of the 2004 vintage should go a long way toward changing a few minds. The best of the current releases from 2004 are supple, rich and complex, and represent a significant step up in quality from the 2003s.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 1, 2007.
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