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2010 Bordeaux Supérieur Merlot Wine between $10 and $25 ()

Former second fiddle to cabernet in Bordeaux blends has emerged as a major variety on its own. Though similar to cabernet in some ways, merlot is kinder and gentler than cabernet, with more cherry, plum and red fruit, and less herbal and severe. The structure is plump and lush; tannins are abundant, yet round. Many have the stuffing to age. Found in many "Right Bank" Bordeaux...Pomerol, St. Emilion, Fronsac; labeled merlot in California, Australia and elsewhere; blended with cabernet in Meritage wines.

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2010 Château Le Conseiller - Bordeaux Supérieur (750)
2010 Château Le Conseiller - Bordeaux Supérieur (750ml)
Varietal: Merlot | Location: France - Bordeaux - Bordeaux Supérieur
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WA 91

We tried this with our friends at Nathaniel Johnston a few years ago and fell in love with it! This 2010 has very complex, black-fruit flavors, especially given its modest price and appellation. It has excellent balance, with fine tannins and a hint of roasted coffee in the long finish.
-- CW Wine Staff (April 2011)

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