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Trinitas Cellars 2009 Meritage Red Blend

Trinitas Cellars

2009 Meritage
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Napa Valley, CA


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With a case (12 bottle) order, receive a Private Archive Tasting at Trinitas Cellars. A rare opportunity to taste six limited release small production wines in a seated tasting guided by a dedicated wine librarian. Includes five library or reserve wines, including their Italian Amarone paired with an artisan cheese platter.
Tasting Notes:

What is meritage? These are wines made in California but modeled after the famed wine region of Bordeaux, France, in that they use the same varietals. The Meritage Alliance is an organization that approves licensing to wineries requesting to use this distinction and place the term "Meritage" (pronounced like "Heritage") on their bottle.

Lush tannins and intense fruit flavors of black currant, blackberries, plums, and cocoa combine on the well-structured palate. Notes of coffee and boysenberry jam add to the complexity of this wine. Our Meritage is full, supple, and rich with a lengthy finish that will leave you lingering for more.

Trinitas Cellars
  • Grapes
    42% Cabernet Sauvignon; 35% Merlot; 13% Cabernet Franc; 7% Malbec; 3% Petit Verdot
  • Region
    Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    800 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
Kevin Mills
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Additional Winemaker Notes:
Barrel aged for 21 months in 50% new French oak
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Bold red blends deserve big, bold foods. Pair with beef, especially grilled, roasted or stewed, or braised dishes like lamb or venison. Game meats all pair wonderfully with this wine as do dishes with eggplant, mushrooms or pungent herbs. Also pair hard aromatic cheeses like Roquefort, Blue and Camembert varietals.
About the Winery
Trinitas Cellars Trinitas proprietors, Tim and Steph Busch have always had a passion for wine and the wine country, and in 2002 they realized their dream of starting a winery. Trinitas Cellars is a small winery based in Napa Valley that still today is owned and operated by the Busch family, including their children Garrett and Kenzie. Learn more