2004 Merus Cabernet - 96 pts - 750ml

2004 Merus Cabernet - 96 pts - 750ml

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2004 Merus Cabernet - 96 pts!
The home property of the successful husband and wife team of winemaking guru Mark Herold and his graphic designer wife Erika Gottl Merus has produced a blockbuster 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon. These cuvees are made from super-ripe fruit spend 18-20 months in 100% new French oak usually Taransaud and are bottled without fining or filtration. A blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot and Malbec the full-bodied dense 2004 offers notes of blackberries blueberries espresso roast and smoky oak a super-rich mouthfeel good freshness and purity and enough acidity and tannin to provide structure as well as definition. It will be delicious young but should become more civilized in 4-5 years and keep for two decades. RP Rich and concentrated with a generous mix of currant blackberry wild berry and mocha-laced oak. Intense yet avoids being heavy turning sleek and elegant. Deftly balanced and tightly focused with a complex lingering finish that ends with hints of herb and black olive. Drink now through 2015. 875 cases made. WS
2004 MX Beckstoffer Tokalon Cabernet

Robert Parker

Wine Spectator

Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2004
Rating WS96/RP94
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Merus
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Burghound

Rating RP94

Winery Details

Wine Spectator WS96 - 2004 Merus Cabernet - 96 pts! The home property of the successful husband and wife team of winemaking guru Mark Herold and his graphic designer wife Erika Gottl Merus has produced a blockbuster 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon. These cuvees are made from super-ripe fruit spend 18-20 months in 100% new French oak usually Taransaud and are bottled without fining or filtration. A blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot and Malbec the full-bodied dense 2004 offers notes of blackberries blueberries espresso roast and smoky oak a super-rich mouthfeel good freshness and purity and enough acidity and tannin to provide structure as well as definition. It will be delicious young but should become more civilized in 4-5 years and keep for two decades. RP Rich and concentrated with a generous mix of currant blackberry wild berry and mocha-laced oak. Intense yet avoids being heavy turning sleek and elegant. Deftly balanced and tightly focused with a complex lingering finish that ends with hints of herb and black olive. Drink now through 2015. 875 cases made. WS

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