2019 ASWA Gold Medal Bordeaux-Style Red Blends

ASWA award winner Jefferson2016 Meritage by Jefferson Vineyards, VA A classic blend using all five Bordeaux varietals: 55% petit verdot, 25% merlot, 10% cabernet sauvignon, 7% cabernet franc, 3% malbec, notable for the major share being petit verdot. Good acidity and tannin yet delicate with red fruit, spice notes and a hint of violet on the palate.