DCL_Logo (2) chateau_julia_merlot_2008Tasted by GrapeRover. Inviting dark purple colored. Treackly. Expressive aroma's of cherry, blackberry, prune, and eucalyptus. Charming flavors of black currant (cassis), cherry, bell pepper, game, vanilla, and clove. Medium bodied with a supple , round texture. Good lasting finish. (88 pts.) - Tasted 4/16/2012.