Clos du Bois Merlot Sonoma Reserve, 2009

 Clos du Bois Merlot Sonoma Reserve, 2009
I used to drink the standard Clos du Bois merlot in my student days – and I loved the exuberant style of it. Unfortunately affordable American wines stopped being widely stocked in the UK and it became unavailable for a long time. I have noticed a small resurgence of interest by UK merchants in a ...

Decoy, Sonoma County Merlot, 2010

Decoy, Sonoma County Merlot, 2010
I think this has been a week of drinking too young. First Nicolas Potel’s 2011 Bourgogne, Yes, I know, I know, drinking a 2011 already? – am I crazy?? Now this 2010 Merlot. Ok, it wasn’t as obviously too young as the 2011 Bourgogne, but the purple haze on the rim was a dead giveaway. …or should ...
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