2003 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 750ML
  • WA 95
  • IWC 92
  • WS 91

Reviews for 2003 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2005
The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon (97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Malbec and Petit Verdot) boasts an inky/purple color along with a rich bouquet of creosote blueberries blackberries sweet earth and smoky spicy oak. With full... The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon (97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Malbec and Petit Verdot) boasts an inky/purple color along with a rich bouquet of creosote blueberries blackberries sweet earth and smoky spicy oak. With full body abundant fruit glycerin and sweet tannin a multilayered mouthfeel and stunning upside potential it is accessible enough to be drunk in 2-3 years or cellared for two decades.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2006
Deep ruby-red. Aromas of cassis black cherry sweet butter and loam. Sweet lush and sappy with black cherry and graphite flavors offering very good definition and lift. Offers compelling sweetness and an almost... Deep ruby-red. Aromas of cassis black cherry sweet butter and loam. Sweet lush and sappy with black cherry and graphite flavors offering very good definition and lift. Offers compelling sweetness and an almost liqueur-like ripeness but this is more than simply a fruit bomb. Finishes with substantial ripe broad tannins. "The 2002 version is more muscular and long-aging but the 2003 is flashier" notes Herold.
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2006
Very complete and harmonious with rich extracted yet polished currant wild berry and blackberry flavors that are supple and focused. Shows plenty of depth and concentration. The tannins need time to settle but it's all... Very complete and harmonious with rich extracted yet polished currant wild berry and blackberry flavors that are supple and focused. Shows plenty of depth and concentration. The tannins need time to settle but it's all there. Best from 2008 through 2013. 800 cases made.