Meridian Vineyards Merlot Santa Barbara County Limited Release 2004

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a smooth easy to drink merlot with grilled meats or with some cheeses or by itself.

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Glunz Family Winery & Cellars:
At Meridian Vineyards, we were guided by our founding winemaker, Chuck Ortman, whose vision was to produce wines that express the unique character of the Central Coast region. First, we use grapes that are full of depth and intensity from our legendary vineyards. Next, we handcraft our wines, using traditional winemaking techniques of oak barrel aging, sur lie aging and malolactic fermentation.... Read more
At Meridian Vineyards, we were guided by our founding winemaker, Chuck Ortman, whose vision was to produce wines that express the unique character of the Central Coast region. First, we use grapes that are full of depth and intensity from our legendary vineyards. Next, we handcraft our wines, using traditional winemaking techniques of oak barrel aging, sur lie aging and malolactic fermentation. Finally, we painstakingly blend our wines for complexity and a perfect balance on the palate. Read less
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Snooth User: Sputerbug
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07/06/2007

a smooth easy to drink merlot with grilled meats or with some cheeses or by itself.


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Source: The Wine Buyer
01/15/2009

This Merlot opens with aromas of red currant, vanilla and baking spices. On the palate you'll find flavors of raspberry, blackberry and cola with round tannins softened by seven months of aging in French and American oak.




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