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2002 | Corte Riva | Merlot

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RATED: EXCELLENT

Red Wine: 2002 | Corte Riva | Merlot

Cloaked in rich, toasty, mocha-scented oak, with a tasty range of plum, cherry and currant fruit that is rich and complex.

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Producer: Corte Riva

Ratings: JS | 91

Vintage: 2002

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.5%

Varietal: Merlot

    Country/Region: United States, Napa Valley

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      Cloaked in rich, toasty, mocha-scented oak, with a tasty range of plum, cherry and currant fruit that is rich and complex.

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        • James Suckling: Cloaked in rich, toasty, mocha-scented oak, with a tasty range of plum, cherry and currant fruit that is rich and complex, unfolding gracefully to reveal extra flavor nuances. Long, intricate aftertaste. New from Lawrence Cortez and Romel Rivera, assistant winemaker at Pride.

        Producer Information

        Lawrence Cortez and Romel Rivera are the two winemakers behind Corte Riva Vineyards. These two men emigrated from the Philippines with their families in the late 1970s. They came in search of new opportunities to improve their lives; they came for the American dream, where hard work is rewarded and everyone has a chance to succeed. Although they initially arrived in different areas of California, these two men began a friendship in the Napa Valley town of Calistoga where they both worked in a vineyard tending the grapes. They even became family with the marriage of Lawrence to Romel's cousin Nieves! The wines that have been created by Lawrence and Romel have been very successful. Lawrence and Romel have realized their American dream, they, and their families, have worked hard and are beginning to see the results.

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