2016 Bonny Doon 2016 I Am Not Drinking Any $%&*#! Merlot

Share on Facebook

2016 Bonny Doon 2016 I Am Not Drinking Any $%&*#! Merlot image

You may well be looking at me sideways for saying it, but I will be drinking some $%&*#! Merlot.  Good, deep ruby color, with a lovely dusty aroma of fraise de bois, licorice and gingerbread, with the subtlest suggestion of garrigue de Provence; the ’16 vintage is a bit more substantial in weight and persistence than the ’15. Quite elegant on the palate when first opened, the wine continues to build in amplitude in the glass with more air. The Merlot has wonderful natural acidity (go figure!), medium tannins and great persistence.


  • List Price: $15.75

Quantity in Stock: 28

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2014 Bonny Doon Proper Claret Bonny Doon Vineyard - Some cautionary words: Bonny Doon Vineyard is, as we all know or should know, a strictly cabernet-free zone, at least it has be...
  2. 2013 Bonny Doon Syrah Le Pousseur Bonny Doon Vineyard - With a (gulp) substantial (63%) percentage of Bien Nacido Syrah in the mix, we certainly recognize the contribution of the most...
  3. 2016 Bonny Doon Grenache Clos De Gilroy Central Coast - We aim for weapons-grade fruit from our sundry Grenache vineyards, with the intent of producing killer Cigare, but sometimes we...
  4. 2014 Gramercy Cellars Cabernet Lower East - (91 Points) Coming from the Columbia Valley, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Lower East from Gramercy is a polished, classy Caberne...
  5. 2014 Halter Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles Adelaida - A bit of Malbec and Petit Verdot in the blend, sweet tobacco spice, raspberry coulis and black cherry liqueur like concentratio...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Wine Bar is open for regular Service

Fri, Feb 22, 2019

This Week’s Menu at the Wine Bar White Truffle Oil & Parmesan Dusted Shoestring Fries $18 Shutty Fries ...

Wine Bar is Open for Regular Service

Sat, Feb 23, 2019

This Week’s Menu at the Wine Bar White Truffle Oil & Parmesan Dusted Shoestring Fries $18 Shutty Fries ...

Ultimate Champagne Wine Tasting at Wine Watch

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

    "Yes, I like Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain I'm not much into health food, I am into champag...

Chateau Petrus 10 Year Vertical tasting back to 1961! Hey it's my birthday weekend why not...

Fri, Mar 1, 2019

  Jack: If they want to drink Merlot, we're drinking Merlot. Miles Raymond: No, if anyone orders Merlot, I'm l...

1969 Vintage Wines My 50th Birthday tasting!

Sat, Mar 2, 2019

"Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine."  Gene...

Flowers Winery Wine Tasting with Special guest Winemaker Chantal Forthun

Thu, Mar 7, 2019

Flowers Winery Wine Tasting with Special guest Winemaker Chantal Forthun

Quintarelli Amarone Wine Tasting at Wine Watch

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Quintarelli Tasting Friday, March 8th 7:30pm 2017 Quintarelli Bianco Secco Ca Del Merlo 2014 Quintarelli Prim...

Sine Qua Non Cult California Rhone tasting at Wine Watch

Sat, Mar 9, 2019

Sine Qua Non Cult California Rhone tasting at Wine Watch Saturday, March 9th 7:30pm   Sine Qua Non Cult Calif...

Freemark Abbey Wine Tasting with special Guest Winemaker Ted Edwards

Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Freemark Abbey Wine Tasting with special Guest Winemaker Ted Edwards

Silver Oak Wine Tasting with Special Guest Winemaker Nate Weiss

Wed, Mar 13, 2019

Silver Oak Wine Dinner with Special Guest Winemaker Nate Weiss Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:30 PM   Twomey    ...