Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2016 - Buster's Liquors & Wines
Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2016
SKU: 25005

Frei Brothers Reserve Merlot 2016

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The warm, sun-filled afternoons and cool nights of dry creek valley foster the ripe flavors and plush tannins that we love in our merlot grapes. . Our dry creek valley merlot has aromas and flavors of red licorice and blackberry that meld with hints of toasted oak, milk chocolate and roasted coffee.
Wine Spectator
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Lots of brambly notes and dried cherry flavors in this open-textured style. Flinty accents emerge on the structured finish. Drink now. 16,500 cases made.

Kim Marcus, November 30, 2018
Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Merlot was aged for 8 months in 20% new French and American oak. Deep garnet-purple colored, it gives up warm plums, baked cherries and mulberry notes with touches of cloves and anise. The palate is medium to full-bodied with round, plush tannins and plenty of juicy fruit, finishing peppery. 16,500 cases produced.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, January 31, 2019