Verite La Muse 1999

Merlot from Sonoma County, California

$129.00
Item No. 52072
  • red wine
  • RP96
  • ST92
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • RP96
  • V96
  • ST95
  • 2003
  • RP98
  • ST93
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Winemaker's Notes

This wine is noticeably denser and richer in texture than the 1998 Verite. The wine retains a similar lineage with red and black fruit characters and a texture of velvet. What one notices last is the broad finish that lingers well after consumption. The 1999 Verite la Muse can be enjoyed now and through the next decade.

89% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon

Learn About Verite Map ItMap It

French for 'truth', Verite reflects our commitment to crafting the most authentic expression of the vineyard. Simply put, but profound in its intent, we are dedicated to producing red wines of style and substance using traditional methods and the finest fruit from mountain vineyards throughout Sonoma County.The Verite Estate is located in the foothills of the Mayacamas Mountain...

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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 Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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