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2002 Kendall-Jackson Merlot Vintner's Reserve California
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I just had a bottle.... Good...
07/16/2007
by Barrett12224132
I had it with a grilled steak and I think it was better with my Coffee yogurt and Black berries… I have not yet been able to observe the fruity mold flavor, but with this wine I think I have it… I would drink this one soon… I had a 2003 last week and it tasted much fresher…
Tame but Enjoyable
06/19/2005
by Weaver11668862
With Beef Vindaloo, this wine went down quite easily. Even enjoyable to finish the bottle after the meal.

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Merlot

Merlot enjoyed a surge in popularity in the 1990s as consumers suddenly discovered that they could enjoy aromas and flavors similar to those of Cabernet in a fleshier, softer wine with smoother tannins. A wave of Merlot plantings followed, frequently in soils and microclimates completely inappropriate for this variety, and the market was soon...
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