Merum Old Vines (Madrid) - Printable Version
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- Drew - 01-10-2009 09:31 AM
85% Grenache (+60 year old vines) 15% Syrah.
Picked this up at Midway yesterday as a part of a mixed case buy. Very shy nose of cherry and and red berry. Spicy dark cherry with hints of earth and mineral. Delicious with a long and persistant mid palate finish. Usually $17 but bought on sale for $12 (two bottle buy to get discount). No vintage year anywhere on the bottle and I've looked till I'm almost blind. Great value at $12.
- winoweenie - 01-10-2009 10:18 AM
Naughty Boy! Your Mother told you this could happen. WW [img]http://www.wines.com/ubb/wink.gif[/img]
- Drew - 01-11-2009 08:54 AM
As a follow up I had a little less than half a bottle left over so finished yesterday just prior to the Ravens game. It showed more weight with pronounced dark chocolate notes and slightly more tannins. This is a really nice bottle of juice for the $.