9 Winning Napa Merlots Up to 92 Points

These new reviews show off Merlot's potential for impressive quality and value in Napa Valley

9 Winning Napa Merlots Up to 92 Points
Neyers' Conn Valley ranch has been farmed sustainably since 1998, and became the source of Merlot and Cabernet for the winery's Left Bank bottling with the 2014 vintage.
Oct 5, 2020

Merlot’s quality has been on the upswing in California over the last few years. Today, many of Napa’s leading Cabernet wineries also produce noteworthy Merlots, offering wines with generous fruit and softer tannins. This can be seen in the reds highlighted this week, which all hit a sweet spot of high quality and reasonable prices.

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