Wine.comA Bordeaux blend of 51% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc. The 2005 Meritage exhibits classic Bordeaux characters of bright cherry, chocolate, and a wonderful dried floral component. On the palate, each varietal adds layers of depth and richness creating a seamless experience. Blueberry, plum, cassis, and spicy black pepper flavors provide interest. The finish is framed by succulenttannins and excellent acidity that give the wine backbone and strength. An elegant and sophisticated experience from start to finish!