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Top 10 Mother's Day Wines 2010

Franciscan Estate 2006 Napa Valley Merlot, one of our Top 10 Mother's Day Wines

RED

Franciscan Estate
2006 Napa Valley Merlot

This rich and lively California Merlot features well-structured and elegant flavors. A complex nose offers aromas of ripe cherries and dark plum interwoven with anise and peppercorn. Luscious cherry, sage and black currant fill the palate, finishing with sweet notes of vanilla and tobacco. This vibrant wine is a crowd-pleasing choice for any Mother's Day meal or soirée.

Rating: 13.5/20
Price:
$22

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Franciscan 2006 Napa Valley Merlot on New Releases


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