Selected Best Wine - Spring 2018

by Robert Scott Robert Scott

2016 Flora Springs

Merlot from Napa USA

Average Price: 35.00

Flora Springs was founded in 1978, but their legacy dates back to the late 1800s when wine grapes were first planted on the Napa Valley property that is now their estate home. The new era began in 1977 when Jerry and Flora Komes purchased the old Rennie property including 325 acres of land, 60 of which are planted to vineyard. Working as a family and team, they strive to create Napa Valley wines that are delicious yet balanced, powerful yet restrained, cellar-worthy yet ready to enjoy.

Real World Wine Description

Body Medium to Full
Acid Juicy
Dryness Dry
Fruit Flavors Blueberry
Oak Delicate Bacon, Cocoa, and dust
Texture Rich and Firm
(S or P)* S

An elegant and aromatic infusion of fresh blueberries, bacon, cocoa powder and dust. This delicious merlot has a rich texture and firm tannins. We recommend it served with grilled or charred vegetables, meats and fondue.

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*Some wines sent by vendor(s) at no cost to reviewer (indicated as Sample "S"). Others are purchased at retail. (Indicated as "P"). If a reseller is named after a price quote it is the one who, on wine-searcher.com, had the lowest price. Otherwise wine-searcher.com average pricing or winery pricing is used. Wines sent by vendors may not be reviewed and will not be returned.

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