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Friday, January 06, 2012

2009 Quady North ceci n'est pas un baril de Merlot

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This is a full bodied merlot from Quady with a tongue in cheek name that translates as “This is not a barrel of merlot”.  This dark red has a wonderful nose of smoky braised meat, caramel, charcoal and earth.  The plate shows a full bodied fruit forward wine which is bold and sweet with an acidic layered middle and long tannic finish.  It won our 3 merlot blind tasting today and will be a welcome addition to the Oregon Wine Geeks Buyer’s Guide.

Score: 90
Cost: $ 25
Wine Type: Merlot, Southern Oregon, Rogue Valley, Applegate Valley
Posted By: Ted Weldon & Tim Morton @ 6:13:47 PM


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