2015 Meritage (Estate)

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2015 Meritage (Estate)

24.36

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

TASTING NOTES

COLOR: Ruby

AROMA:  Black cherry, spice, toasted nut

PALATE: Black cherry, blackberry, spice, tobacco, minerality

FOOD PAIRINGS:  Hearty red meats, wild game, strong cheese

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WINE SPECIFICATIONS

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

Appellation: Grand River Valley

Fermentation: Stainless Steel

Maturation: Hungarian and American Oak

Bottling Data: 9/8/16

PH: 3.58

Total Acidity: 6.9 g/l

Alcohol: 12.9% by volume

Harvest Period: 10/20/15

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 2015 growing season was warm and dry. The fruit harvested this vintage was from canes completely buried under soil. We were fortunate that we took this extra precautionary measure to ensure a relatively normal yield of our estate fruit. Despite the challenging winter of 2014-2015, we were able to harvest high quality/balanced fruit.

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