Firm, ripe, intense and concentrated, full-bodied and structured, with a complex mix of dark berry fruit, red and black licorice, cedar and spice, ending with a pleasant loamy earthiness. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.
very nice. Christmas quality. deep color. nice smooth start to a quick build, followed by decent finish. no false notes.
This Meritage has some Petit Verdot. Enjoyed very much with Tipper Williams.
8, 88 Parker, 92 Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator(2008 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/21/2011