Thursday, July 22, 2010

Merlot, Napa River 05'

naked wine review 34
vintage: 05'
producer:Napa River
region:Napa Valley
price:$6 at Trader Joe's
date tasted:11/11/08
place tasted:in a private cottage on the beach deep within in the soft hypnotic gaze of true love
served with:brie,danish blue, cranberries, grapes, pears, oat crackers and eleven hour magic marinara on thin spaghetti
appearance:a thick and stormy garnet pond; drink! drink from it, and be blessed!
taste:soft tannins embrace the palate start to finish mingling with heavy dense red fruit
bouquet:has the sensual scent of a summer boat ride on Whitefish Lake in mid July...ah, remember?
balance:moves like liquid silk
comments:elegant and charming, a perfect companion

rating:3.8 stars