2013 Meritage Reserve

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2013 Meritage Reserve

47.77

Bold, dry red wine styled after the Bordeaux region in France.

TASTING NOTES

COLOR: Garnet

AROMA:  Cherry, cranberry, cloves, cinnamon, plum, raspberry, floral

PALATE:  Dark cherry, black currant, spices, tobacco, leather, minerality

FOOD PAIRINGS:  Steak, heavy meats

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WINE SPECIFICATIONS

Varietal Composition: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petite Verdot

Appellation: Grand River Valley

Fermentation: Stainless Steel (3 pump overs per day)

Maturation: 18 months Hungarian oak

Bottling Data:  6/1/14

PH:  3.7

Total Acidity:  5.3 g/l

Alcohol: 12.6% by volume

Harvest Period:  9/29/12

Awards
Silver Medal at the 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

Philosophy
At M Cellars we believe in a quality over quantity approach to our craft winemaking.  Crop loads are continually adjusted to maintain vine balance throughout the growing season.  It is our belief that healthy vines produce the best quality fruit.  Inside the winery our job is to simply guide the wine towards maximum quality, fruit forward character and ageability.

Vintage Notes
The 2012 growing season was perfect! We had very little rain and many hot days. This weather allowed us to grow ultra-premium grapes for our winemaking.

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