2006 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML
  • WA 92
  • IWC 92
  • WS 91

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Reg: $128.61

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WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2008
Although closed at present Merus' inky/purple-colored 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon displays enormous power and richness. It is a massive blockbuster-styled effort possessing black fruits plenty of spicy oak hints of licorice... Although closed at present Merus' inky/purple-colored 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon displays enormous power and richness. It is a massive blockbuster-styled effort possessing black fruits plenty of spicy oak hints of licorice and graphite and mouth-staining tannins and extract in the finish. Forget it for 4-5 years and drink it over the following 20-25. 92+
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2009
Saturated ruby. Dusty black raspberry blackberry spices and licorice pastille on the nose with hints of meat dark chocolate and eucalyptus. Less sweet and harmonious than the young 2007 sample showing a rather tightly... Saturated ruby. Dusty black raspberry blackberry spices and licorice pastille on the nose with hints of meat dark chocolate and eucalyptus. Less sweet and harmonious than the young 2007 sample showing a rather tightly wound quality and a medicinal aspect to its dark fruit flavors. Finishes with serious even somewhat tough tannins. In a disjointed stage now and in need of patience. 92+ points
WS 91
Wine Spectator, November 2009
Intense and rustic with chewy mineral anise dried currant and earth notes. Full-bodied this is concentrated and long on the finish but needs time to soften. Best from 2011 through 2017. 1200 cases made. -JL
JJB 92
JJ Buckley, November 2009
Dark black at the core with a deep purple rim. On the nose-an alluring perfume of blackberry violet pencil lead and wet stone. Very silky and elegant on the palate with not a rough edge anywhere. The wine has a long... Dark black at the core with a deep purple rim. On the nose-an alluring perfume of blackberry violet pencil lead and wet stone. Very silky and elegant on the palate with not a rough edge anywhere. The wine has a long luscious finish that lingers pleasantly for well over a minute. This is a blockbuster wine that is not heavy or over-extracted. Very well balanced and an absolute delight to drink.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 2006