This blend is a carefully concocted blend of Merlot, Cab Franc, Cab Sauv and Petit Verdot. When creating blends the Merlot is used for fruitiness and fullness, Cab Sauv for tannin and structure and Cab Franc for focus and freshness. We also added in some Petit Verdot for colour and structure.
Wine type: Red Wine
Variety: 32% Merlot, 29% Cab Franc, 25% Cab Sauv, 14% Petit Verdot
Case Production: 623
Harvest Date: N/A
Brix: Average of 23.1
Acidity: 5.4 g/l
Aging: French Oak for 10 months
Tasting Note: This wine has aromas of pencil shavings, purple plums and fresh brewed coffee. It is a bright ruby. In the mouth is has balanced but firm tannins. It finished with a long vanilla finish.
Food Pairing: Our 2017 Meritage pairs great with nice, rustic charcuterie platters as well as nicely grilled steaks.