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Kirkland Signature

Kirkland Signature
2013 Meritage, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Red Meritage

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$10.99
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Kirkland Signature
2013 Meritage, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Red Meritage

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
Ruby black color. Toasty, minerally aromas and flavors of cedar pencil shavings, dark chocolate, and crusty berry tart with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a silky, stimulating, long butter roasted nuts and minerals finish with fine, chewy tannins and moderate oak. A deliciously flavorful, supple, and elegantly balanced red Meritage with an Old World flair.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full & Savory
Aroma Aroma: cedar pencil shavings, dark chocolate, and crusty berry tart
Taste Flavor: butter roasted nuts and minerals
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own
Recipes Pairing: Flatiron Steak, Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A deliciously flavorful, supple, and elegantly balanced red Meritage with an Old World flair.
The Producer

Mach Flynt Inc.

The Producer
902 S Division Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-802-2129
Red Meritage
Wine Glass Cabernet.jpg
Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Meritage (rhymes with "heritage") is a term coined in California to describe a blended wine made with Bordeaux varieties. While there could be a white Meritage, the term generally refers to a red wine, thus made with any combination of five grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.

Established in the 1980s, the concept of Meritage wines was initially greeted with a good deal of fanfare, but today, that excitement has waned. Most of the 100 plus wineries that make a Meritage-style wine are in California; many do not even use the term on the label, preferring their own fantasy name.

Meritage red wines age similarly to a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and are best paired with red meats and game.
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