Marilyn Wines

2012 Marilyn Meritage

Meritage •Yount Mill and Beckstoffer Vineyards

California: Napa Valley: St. Helena

Offer Expired:Dec 21, 2015 at 11:59 pm
$55.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

Some like it Red

You might be tempted to simply display it, but please take our word, you’ll want to share and enjoy this very impressive wine.

Celebrate in style, with today’s ultra luxurious, ultra delicious, Marilyn Wines 2012 Marilyn Meritage. Today’s Meritage is a delectable blend of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petite Verdot - with Merlot from Andy Beckstoffer’s fabled Missouri Hopper Vineyard, all in the Oakville Appellation.

Aromas are deep and rich, with Bold black cherry, blackberry preserve, cassis, spice box, cedar, dusty bramble, subtle dried meats, smoky plum and a hint of cracked pepper.

A silky smooth entry ushers in flavors of blackberry, dark mixed-berry preserve, cassis, braised plum, braised fig, graphite, dried herbs, dusty bramble, spice box and subtle white pepper.

Please don’t miss out on this gorgeous and very highly recommended wine.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Darkest purple hues, with pretty garnet edges.

Smell:

Bold black cherry, blackberry preserve, cassis, spice box, cedar, dusty bramble, subtle dried meats, smoky plum and a hint of cracked pepper.

Taste:

Blackberry, dark mixed berry preserve, cassis, braised plum, braised fig, graphite, dried herbs, dusty bramble, spice box and subtle white pepper.

Finish:

Ultra-long and very plush, with a crushed velvet dryness that spreads around the entire palate as flavors slowly fade away.

Pairing:

Pair this wine as you would a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. That’s right, a juicy red meat dish would be a delight with this rich wine.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
John McKay
Vintage
2012
Bottling Date
2014
Alcohol %
14.1
Vineyards
Yount Mill and Beckstoffer Vineyards

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Dec 21, 2015 at 11:59 pm
$55.00
Avg. Price
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