Nov 172013
2009 Dry Creek Vineyards The Mariner, Dry Creek Valley Red Wine, Meritage, Dry Creek, CA, $45 (S) – Rating 91

A bold Bordeaux inspired blend of 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 10% Malbec, 5% Petite Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc. Delicious with juicy acidity and silky tannins. Aromas of black fruit, plum, black, cherry and a lot of black spice. On the palate, well integrated flavors of dark cherry, plum, blackberry and tobacco box with lovely hints of espresso on the finish. Buy This Wine