Dynamite Vineyards Moon Mountain Estate Red Meritage 1996

Bordeaux Red Blends from Sonoma County, California

$119.49 $107.54
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Item No. 539
  • red wine
  • WS92

Winemaker's Notes

Our Moon Mountain Estate Vineyard is located at elevations of 1100 - 1650 feet on the west side of Mount Veeder in the southern Mayacamas Mountains which separate Sonoma and Napa Valleys. The closest winery neighbors are Mayacamas Vineyard above, and Hanzell and Louis Martini Monte Rosso Vineyards below. It is a complex of twenty-two separate vineyard blocks, totaling sixty-six acres. These mountain grapes are noted for producing intensely flavored wines with excellent aging potential.

Learn About Dynamite Vineyards

With its name inspired by the method that workers used to create the original vineyard site on the rocky slopes of the Sonoma Valley, Dynamite Vineyards captured the public"s imagination when its 1991 vintage was released. More importantly, with their full-flavored character, approachable style and unbeatable value, Dynamite Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot were soon winning...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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