Lockwood Meritage Red VSR 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from Central Coast, California

Price: $51.99
Item No. 39279
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WS87

Winemaker's Notes

Very Special Reserve (VSR) reflects the culmination of years of viticulture and wine-making experience from Lockwood's Estate Vineyard. Meticulous grape growing, innovation, and a passion for excellence in hand-crafted winemaking, has produced a Red Bordeaux-style wine of great depth, complexity, and elegance. Our goal was to capture the most intense qualities of our VSR grapes then customize the fermentation, sometimes in lot sizes as small as one barrel.

Alcohol: 14.6% by volume

Learn About Lockwood

Located in Monterey County, on a 1850 acre parcel of calcarious soil (called Lockwood Shaly Loam), Lockwood Vineyard was planted in 1981, and started producing in 1989. Lockwood is dedicated to estate bottling and, as winemaker Stephan Pessagno puts it, wine that is fruit-forward, has good acidity and balance, and complements the best of life's food and wine experiences. The...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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