1999 Simi Merlot, Alexander Valley

Producer: Simi Winery
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: United States, California, Sonoma North
Appellation: Alexander Valley
Date tasted: 17 January 2004
Price when tasted: US$20 (£14)

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Tasting notes


<li> a strong, fruity, rich Californian Merlot... <li> ...with an exquisite, refined style <br><br> Simi's talented winemaker, Nick Goldschmidt, has created a concentrated Merlot with high extract, alcohol and concentration that sweeps across the palat


With lovely fruit and spicy aromas, it's smooth and packed with fruit flavours of blackberry, cherry, cranberry and plum. Hints of cinnamon and other spices come through in the beautifully balanced finish. Will drink well over next 4-5 years and is a good

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