Deep crimson red in color, this wine exhibits luscious, complex hints of black plums, blackberries and espresso, highlighted with wisps of cedar and truffle. Rich and concentrated dark fruit, with layers of wild berry, black currant and mocha fill the palate. This is an elegant, medium-bodied wine with polished, ripe tannins that showcase the smooth fruity finish.
Pair with grilled meats, leg of lamb and hard cheeses such as Parmigiano and Romano.
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" (pronouced like "heritage") is a combination of the words "merit" and "heritage".
Lyeth became a founding member of the Meritage Association in 1988, which created the Meritage concept as a... View More