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92 • Magistrate 2011 Merlot, Sonoma County $16.99. Best Buy.
Dark ruby color. Aromas of plum-cherry tart and toffee with a crisp dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy tropical citrus, delicate spice and earth finish. Very flavorful and balanced for sipping or the table. (tasted on Jun-17-2013)
91 • Storyteller 2011 "Once Upon a Dream", Merlot, Sonoma County $24.99.
Dark ruby color. Vibrant aromas of herbs, chocolate mint, menthol, and blueberry crumble with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a zesty dried boysenberry and brown spice finish and chewy tannins. Nice spicy flavors here; serve with rich lamb. (tasted on Jun-17-2013)
88 • Nitty Gritty 2011 Merlot, Napa Valley $29.99. Cellar Selection.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of mocha, berry yogurt, and nougat with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a spicy poached plum, cherry compote and nutshell finish with coating tannins. (tasted on Jun-17-2013)