2002 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1.5L
  • WS 96
  • WA 95
  • IWC 94

Reviews for 2002 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon

WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, June 2005
...Dark rich and immense with layers of thick plush currant black cherry and blackberry fruit that's tightly wound and sharply focused. Given its size and density this is remarkably elegant and deftly balanced. The best... ...Dark rich and immense with layers of thick plush currant black cherry and blackberry fruit that's tightly wound and sharply focused. Given its size and density this is remarkably elegant and deftly balanced. The best Merus to date...865 cases made. ..
WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2005
Merus's 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon (900 cases) exhibits a dense purple color along with a rich fragrant nose of blackberries toasty oak cassis and licorice. With superb density as well as purity a lovely mouthfeel and a long... Merus's 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon (900 cases) exhibits a dense purple color along with a rich fragrant nose of blackberries toasty oak cassis and licorice. With superb density as well as purity a lovely mouthfeel and a long rich full-bodied tannic finish it is an impressively built nicely layered potentially complex Cabernet that should be at its finest between 2008-2020.
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2005
...Deep bright saturated ruby. Very ripe but fresh aromas of blackberry violet licorice dark chocolate and smoked meat. Densely packed but juicy and delineated with very ripe black fruit flavors framed and lifted by fresh... ...Deep bright saturated ruby. Very ripe but fresh aromas of blackberry violet licorice dark chocolate and smoked meat. Densely packed but juicy and delineated with very ripe black fruit flavors framed and lifted by fresh acidity. Finishes juice and very long with explosive dark fruit flavors and noble tannins. This has uncommon vivacity for a California cabernet with this much richness and depth...