Estancia Meritage Red 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from California

Price: $29.99
Item No. 93952
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Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec

Appearance: Deep crimson

Aroma: Vibrant, dark black cherries with hints of anise, rosemary and sage. Accents of chocolate powder and soft oak.

Flavor: Intense flavors of chocolate dipped black fruit, accompanied by notes of sweet oak. Wonderfully structured ripe tannins lead to a nice long, fruit driven finish.

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Rating:
(9/24/2010)
Found it at Lucky's for $18/bottle. Deep chocolate, ultra dark, tasted like it was 5 years older than it was. Long finish that transformed from plums to a smooth zest that went great with steak.
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Estancia, based in Monterey, was founded in 1986. The name Estancia is roughly translated from the Spanish word for estate, and emphasizes our conviction that the world's best wines capture the essence of their place of origin. At Estancia we control the process from the start-from the trials in our experimental vineyard blocks, to planting, harvesting, fermenting and aging the...

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