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What’s a Bordeaux Blend?

by David on December 21, 2010

Same thing as a Meritage (pronounced like “heritage” – it isn’t a French term). And, a Meritage, or Bordeaux blend, is wine made of a mix of grapes that came to America from Bordeaux. The top 5? The vast majority of these blends include some or all of these varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, […]


What is a Meritage Wine?

by David on September 1, 2010

With the release of the 2005 ÆROS®, in the spring of 2008, we introduced our first Meritage in 25 years of wine making. What is a Meritage? The Meritage Alliance was formed to distinguish high-quality, hand-crafted blends wines from ordinary, generic ones and, additionally, limits the blending to the traditional Bordeaux varieties which include these […]


What is a Meritage Wine?

by David on February 26, 2010

The word “Meritage” is a combination of the words “merit” and “heritage”. Learn more about this American term in this two-minute Fun Fact.