Da Da Da Merlot 2011

Purchased from Naked Wines, $9.99

Aaron:  Musky oak overwhelmed what little fruit was present on the nose.  This merlot was lighter than I expected for a Lodi wine and featured raspberry and lush grasses.  Flashes of tangy bitters bled into a smooth swallow that finished better than it tasted.  88 points

Teri: Other than a unique name, this wine didn’t offer much. Both the smell and the taste was made up of younger, tangy fruit flavors of cranberry and raspberry.  The tannins were smooth but I felt this wine was lacking in almost every other area. 84 points