The Very Best Merlot Wines from New York

Waters Crest 2010 Grand Vin Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Damiani 2010 Sunrise Hill Vineyards Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Wölffer 2010 Lombardo Merlot (The Hamptons, Long Island)

New York Merlot The Hamptons, Long Island, US

89

points

One Woman 2010 Estate Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Comtesse Thérèse 2005 First Harvest Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Comtesse Thérèse 2006 Aquebogue Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Comtesse Thérèse 2004 Château Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2014 Dry Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Wölffer 2008 Estate Merlot (The Hamptons, Long Island)

New York Merlot The Hamptons, Long Island, US

88

points

Wölffer 2012 Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

88

points

Timothy Moore 2012 Doyle Family Vineyards Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Sherwood House Vineyards 2010 Oregon Road Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Palaia Vineyards 2007 Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

84

points

Jamesport 2013 Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Martha Clara 2014 Island Series Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Lieb 2004 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2013 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

87

points

Benmarl 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

The Grapes of Roth 2012 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

93

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2014 Semi-Dry Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

The Old Field 2010 Commodore Perry Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

The Old Field 2010 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Croteaux 2015 Cuvée Sparkle Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

McCall 2009 Reserve Corhaug Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

91

points

Jamesport 2005 Bloc E Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Millbrook 2014 Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

86

points

Raphael 2010 Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Pellegrini Vineyards 1999 Eastend Select Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

84

points

Waters Crest 2013 Grand Vin Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Raphael 2012 First Label Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

91

points

Bedell 2005 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Brotherhood 2010 New York Premium Selection Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

85

points

Clovis Point 2013 Vintner's Select Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Croteaux 2015 3 Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Lieb 2014 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Bedell 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Hargrave 1998 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

82

points

Castello di Borghese 1998 Hargrave Vineyard Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

82

points

Sannino 2014 Bianca Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

84

points

The Old Field 2014 Cacklin' Rosé Dry Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

84

points

Sheldrake Point 2006 Barrel Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

84

points

Wölffer 2013 Lambardo Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

90

points

Osprey's Dominion 2010 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

T'Jara 2010 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Long Island Merlot Alliance 2010 Merliance Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

88

points

Knapp 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

85

points

Long Island Merlot Alliance 2007 Merliance Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

86

points

Sherwood House Vineyards 2004 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Paumanok 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

91

points

Belhurst 2007 Traditions Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

87

points

Comtesse Thérèse 2005 Traditional Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Damiani 2012 Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

91

points

McCall 2015 Marjorie's Rosé Corchaug Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

King's Garden Vineyards 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Palmer 2005 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Sannino 2012 Bianca Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2013 Proprietor Reserve Hallock Lane Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

The Grapes of Roth 2007 Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

91

points

The Grapes of Roth 2005 Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

90

points

Shaw 2007 Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

91

points

Pellegrini Vineyards 2007 Estate Grown Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Thirsty Owl Wine Company 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Brotherhood 2006 Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

85

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2014 Proprietor's Reserve Barrel Fermented Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Keuka Spring 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

85

points

Sherwood House Vineyards 2005 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

85

points

Sannino 2014 Bianca Dolce Rosé Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

85

points

Raphael 2002 Estate Bottled Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Anthony Nappa 2012 Blackbird Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

The Grapes of Roth 2010 Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

90

points

Castello di Borghese 2006 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

85

points

Long Island Merlot Alliance 2008 Merliance Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

86

points

Sannino 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

One Woman 2008 Estate Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Coffee Pot Cellars 2008 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Comtesse Thérèse 2006 Château Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Hound's Tree 2015 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Gramercy Vineyards 2008 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Sherwood House Vineyards 2007 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2014 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Damiani 2007 Barrel Select Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

89

points

Goose Watch 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

One Woman 2012 Estate Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Anthony Nappa 2014 Ripasso Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Wölffer 2010 Christian's Cuvee Merlot (The Hamptons, Long Island)

New York Merlot The Hamptons, Long Island, US

90

points

Fox Run 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

87

points

Martha Clara 2014 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Millbrook 2015 Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

87

points

Bedell 2012 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Raphael 2013 Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Wagner 2012 Estate Bottled Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Millbrook 2013 Proprietor's Special Reserve Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

87

points

Palmer 1997 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

83

points

Channing Perrine 1999 Mudd Vineyard Fleur de Terre Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

83

points

Channing Daughters 1998 Sculpture Garden Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

83

points

Ventosa 2009 Merlot (Seneca Lake)

New York Merlot Seneca Lake, US

88

points

Keuka Spring 2015 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

91

points

Heron Hill 2013 Reserve Ingle Vineyard Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Standing Stone 2008 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

82

points

Fox Run 2012 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Harbes Family Vineyard 2007 Old Barn Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

85

points

Raphael 2007 Estate Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

85

points

Croteaux 2007 314 Rosé Clone Select Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

81

points

Clovis Point 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Diliberto 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Anthony Nappa 2013 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

91

points

Damiani 2010 Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Lamoreaux Landing 2010 Estate Bottled Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Hudson-Chatham 2011 Merlot (New York)

New York Merlot New York, US

87

points

Wölffer 2011 Merlot (Long Island)

New York Merlot Long Island, US

87

points

Lamoreaux Landing 2012 Block 137 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Lieb 2008 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Pindar Vineyards 2007 Barrel Select Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Osprey's Dominion 2007 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Macari 2007 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Anthony Nappa 2010 Blackbird Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Palmer 2009 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Bellangelo 2010 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Paumanok 2007 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

Martha Clara 2007 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Raphael 2001 Estate Bottled Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Christiano Family 2005 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Benmarl 2015 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Lieb 2015 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Osprey's Dominion 2012 Reserve Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

90

points

T'Jara 2013 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Sannino 2014 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

86

points

Fjord 2014 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

88

points

Sheldrake Point 2015 Estate Bottled Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

88

points

Atwater 2015 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

86

points

Bedell 2014 Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

87

points

Dr. Konstantin Frank 2015 Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

87

points

Heron Hill 2015 Reserve Merlot (Finger Lakes)

New York Merlot Finger Lakes, US

87

points

Raphael 2014 First Label Merlot (North Fork of Long Island)

New York Merlot North Fork of Long Island, US

89

points

Bellangelo 2014 Merlot (Seneca Lake)

New York Merlot Seneca Lake, US

85

points