This Merlot is dark ruby in colour and has a beautiful aroma of dried red fruits and herbs. Medium-bodied, there are fresh summer strawberry flavours on the palate and the tannins are nicely integrated, making this a great bottle to crack open and enjoy now.
|Established by Chip Lyeth in 1981, Lyeth was one of the first wineries in California to pursue the unique complexity and composition achieved by the marriage of Cabernet Sauvignon with the other major Bordeaux varieties, now known as the Meritage style. The term "Meritage" (prounouced like "heritage") is a combination of the words "merit" and "heritage". Lyeth became a founding member of the Meritage Association in1988, which created the Meritage concept as a means of identifying blends produced in the Bordeaux style. Today it continues the tradition of blending family and tradition in its wines, winning praise from critics and consumers worldwide.