Leonetti Cellar 2012 Merlot (Walla Walla Valley (WA))

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Leonetti's Merlot is the only wine among their four annual releases to debut a year early. It's a good thing with this wine, which is smooth and packed with rich black-cherry and cassis fruit flavors. Also in the blend are small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The tannins are slightly granular, and soaked with cocoa flavor, giving it a pleasingly dark, toasty edge. Paul Gregutt

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