2007 Meritage

2007 Meritage

An unfiltered blend of:
60% Cabernet Sauvignon
27% Merlot
13% Cabernet Franc

The Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc were harvested from the Saint Hilaire Vineyard in the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area. The wine was aged in 40% new French oak barrels for 20 months. The wine was racked as needed to allow for mild aeration and natural clarification. The wine is dark, richly structured with smoky hints of cherry, raspberry, black pepper and vanilla. Total production was 182 cases.

For more information on this wine, see our winemakers notes PDF.