2006 Merryvale Vineyards Profile Proprietary Red Wine
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • WE 94
  • WA 90

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WE 94
Wine Enthusiast, December 2009
Profile has been an important but sometimes overlooked member of the Napa Valley pantheon for many years and their '06 shows why. It's a rich complex and smooth wine. Packed with blackberry cassis and smoky new oak... Profile has been an important but sometimes overlooked member of the Napa Valley pantheon for many years and their '06 shows why. It's a rich complex and smooth wine. Packed with blackberry cassis and smoky new oak flavors it shows a firm structure of tannins and acidity. Beautiful now with a grilled steak and should age well for at least a decade. S.H.
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2009
The 2006 Profile (82% Cabernet Sauvignon 12% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc) is a beauty. The sweet ripe tannins nicely frame this large-scaled full-bodied wine. Its opaque ruby/purple color is... The 2006 Profile (82% Cabernet Sauvignon 12% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc) is a beauty. The sweet ripe tannins nicely frame this large-scaled full-bodied wine. Its opaque ruby/purple color is followed by a fragrant bouquet of tobacco leaf spice box white chocolate black currants and plums. Deep full-bodied expansive and savory it will be even better after several more years of bottle age and should easily last for two decades or more.
JJB 90
JJ Buckley, September 2010
Very dark and black at a core that ever-so-slightly lightens towards the rim. The nose of this cabernet blend puts forth aromas of raspberry plum coffee dark chocolate wet rocks and a touch of French oak. The first... Very dark and black at a core that ever-so-slightly lightens towards the rim. The nose of this cabernet blend puts forth aromas of raspberry plum coffee dark chocolate wet rocks and a touch of French oak. The first taste makes it clear that this wine is far from shy as it is very big in the mouth with layers of complexity. Red and black fruits black pepper baking spices and a striking minerality. While it is still quite young it shows a load of potential; the longer it sits in the glass the more the flavors and aromas present themselves. Very nice!
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 2006