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2002 Twomey Merlot Napa Valley
- Napa Valley
Community Tasting Notes 87
esolberg Likes this wine: (93 points)
July 24, 2016 - This was absolutely delightful. Rich, smooth and complex. Opened for a party last night, and it was delicious right out of the bottle. Everyone loved it.
Hamersly wrote: (93 points)
April 16, 2016 - So lush and smooth. with a complex and luxurious finish. As others have noted, the more recent Twomey Merlots tend to be angular and undistinguished but this is a real beauty.
folsomarndt wrote: (92 points)
September 17, 2015 - Decanted and enjoyed over two hours. What a wonderful Merlot that exceeded my expectations. Well balanced, with nose of dark cherries, silky tannins and a long, lingering finish.
fredshouse Likes this wine: (91 points)
June 6, 2015 - Deep red with light brick color at the edges. Earthy & dark fruit aromas. Starting to mellow but still plenty of fruit and tannins, rich and a little syrupy. Still going strong after 2 hours. Very nice bottle, delicious with Fred's marinated tri-tip. Probably at its peak of development, but should be good for at least 5 more years. Cheers to the Duncan family & Dan Baron for a fabulous Merlot!
Teamkv Likes this wine: (92 points)
January 5, 2015 - Delicious. Fruit to earth then back to fruit and still more earth. A lot left here. Sadly, Twomey has gotten away from this style of production, but anything before 2006 is still worth the price of admission.1 person found this helpful Comment
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By Stephen Tanzer
January/February 2007, IWC Issue #130 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
6/21/2006 (link) 89 points
(Twomey Merlot Napa Valley) Fig, mushroom and molasses nose; tasty, big fig, molasses and tar palate; medium finish
- Vintage 2002
- Type Red
- Producer Twomey
- Varietal Merlot
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Napa Valley
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 1,212 (53%)
- Consumed 1,075 (47%)
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