Featured Producer & Wine (s) on Rick's WineSite Journal

 

Producer:

Duckhorn

Appellation:

Napa Valley

Featured Wine (s):

Merlot, Blends

Website:

Duckhorn Vineyards

Duckhorn was a featured winery on our Napa Wine Experience 2002.
Journal entries: Date, Wine, Rating, Price, Comments
Aug 19, 2002 - Duckhorn Vineyards Parraduxx 2000 RM 89 $45 Unique wine (a paradox) blend of cabernet, merlot and zinfandel from this estate known for Merlot. Full robust, berry, tar, smoke and cedar. Tasted at Flemmings in Nashville with MSA and Summit friends.
Jan 9, 2003 - Duckhorn Napa Valley Parraduxx 1999 RM 91 $48 Full, forward fruit of black cherry, berry and red raspberry with a smokey finish. This interesting wine is always fun and tasty with its unique bordeaux blend of cabernet and merlot accented with Zinfandel. Its also a unique and distinctive label - each year featuring a different duck species that frequents the west coast flyway. Duckhorn's new winery was featured in this years Napa Wine Experience. (Web) Both tasted at Morton's Steakhouse with TRR, MDB and Charlie F.

Mar 10, 2002 - 1998 Paraduxx Napa - (RM 92) Duckhorn Vineyards, known for merlot produces this delicious Howell Mt. Merlot based meritage, accented with Zinfandel - Big fruit - oak, blackberry, raspberry and black cherry with a hint of licorice!  - try it for a fun paradox experience of merlot/zin! And of course check out the 'pair-o-dux' on every years label! Tasted at Andres, Monte Carlo, LV. Check out their winelist and selection of big bottles.

Oct 30, 2001 - 1998 Paraduxx Napa (Magnum) RM 92 Duckhorn Vineyards known for merlot produces this delicious Howell Mt. Merlot based meritage, often accented with Zinfandel - Big fruit - oak, blackberry, raspberry and black cherry with a hint of licorice!  - find it if you can...
Mar 21, 2001 - Duckhorn Napa Merlot 1998 (WS 85 RM 87) - A light earthy berry, cedar, and mocha.

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