Millennium Merlot

Harrison, Millennium Merlot, 1997

RRP £110

Our only pure Merlot. Really fine grassy, peppery nose and a very elegant palate, with light plum, juicy, ripe wild strawberry, savoury and slightly briny – a hint of black olive. It’s a ripe and evolved palate with notes of mocha and dark chocolate, mouthfilling with good juice throughout and spicy exotic tannins. The finish is tart with a hint of white pepper. A fine wine now but definitely heading to the end. A canny sommelier would sell it through fast.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Merlot

Alcohol

14.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2021

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Napa tasting recommendations

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere, Dave Allen, Romain Bourger, Alistair Viner

UK Stockist

The Vineyard Cellars

Global Stockist

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