Napa Valley, California
Duckhorn Merlot is among the premier red wine gems of Napa Valley. Co-founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent more than 30 years establishing itself as one of North America's premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines. Fundamental to that tradition was the early decision by Duckhorn Vineyards to focus on the production of Merlot. The winemaker is Bill Nancarrow.