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2015 Merriam Vineyards Red Blends or Varietals "SNED Red"

Merriam 2015 SNED Red

Winery: Merriam Vineyards

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "SNED Red"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot & 10% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 175

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: August 10, 2018

Wine Review: This opaque and dark ruby colored red blend opens with a black cherry and oak bouquet with a hint of blueberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, juicy and fruit forward. The flavor profile is an oak and black cherry blend with notes of mild minerality. I also detected hints of plum and mulberry. The finish is dry and its mild tannins and fruits drift away nicely. This is a perfect wine to pull out with grilled burgers while tailgating this fall. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Beautiful color, deep magenta at the center gradating to purple at the edge. Fruit bomb on the nose, raspberry, cherry, plum with a layer of vanilla. On first sip, black cherry, cassis and dark berry pie dance around your tongue. Soft tannins with a long lingering finish. Easy drinking now or hold it for a few years.

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