Red

2009 Hourglass Merlot Blueline

Merlot

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • Rezy13 wrote:

    February 25, 2017 - Very nice; big dark and modern but here the oak works with the ripe blue and dark fruit, good texture and grip, more serious Merlot that seems to be early in its drinking window.

  • ChrisGiggles wrote: (93 points)

    November 19, 2016 - Lots of spice and a hint of leather. Absolutely Delicious!

  • rhialto wrote: (93 points)

    October 31, 2015 - I love this wine. Victoria was also extremely favorable.

  • dpolivy wrote: (92 points)

    August 28, 2015 - Big and dark, with lots of chocolate, coffee and black fruit. Smooth and silky with soft, fine tannins. Good acidity to balance out the richness.

  • ravbik wrote: (90 points)

    November 17, 2014 - The wine looks inky colored. The legs are fast. There is light sediment in the bottle. It smells like blackberry, blueberry, forest floor, toast and clove. It tastes like blueberry, blackberry, black currant (cassis), raisin, plum and vanilla. probably too much vanilla at the end for me

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  • By Antonio Galloni
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Hourglass
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Blueline
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • In Cellars 269 (59%)
  • Consumed 189 (41%)

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