Red

2002 Twomey Merlot Napa Valley

Merlot

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 87

  • ElSol 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.

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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

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Twomey
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,202 (52%)
  • Consumed 1,110 (48%)

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