Meritage 2011

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Wine Specs
6.9 g/l
12 months in French and American Oak barrels
Bottling Date
September 2012
Residual Sugar
1.4 g/l
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Updated Spring 2021: Savour notes of dark fruit and molasses in this full-bodied wine with intense dark colour. It is very well aged, with a soft palate and good backbone acidity. Tasting notes at the time of release: Features aromas of black currant, cherry and spices. Well-structured with elegant tannins and a long, lingering finish. Pairs well with BBQ steak, roast beef and aged cheeses.
This is a blend of Lillooet grapes and fruit from the Sundial Vineyard on Black Sage Road. 91 points: John Schreiner (2013): "The wine is 47% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Cabernet Franc. It was aged 12 months in French and American oak barrels and another six months in bottle before release. Dark in colour, it begins with an appealing aroma of black cherry, black currant and vanilla. On the palate, the wine’s long ripe tannins give it a generous richness. The flavours echo the aroma with added touches of chocolate and spice."
2010 vintage: GOLD Medal & Best in Class: Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2012 Silver – Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2012 Silver – All Canadian Wine Championships 2012 Silver – New World International Wine Competition 2012
Winemaker Notes
A blend of 47% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Cabernet Franc and aged in French and American oak barrels. The blend features fruit from our Estate vineyard in Lillooet and from Sundial Vineyard in Oliver.
Other Notes
Wine is peaking and should be consumed soon.

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