2009 Bellarina Meritage Red
2009 was a mild growing season in Knights Valley. Gentle spring rains set the stage for a long, temperate, warm summer. The even temperatures continued into August with our typical late summer heat wave in early October. The grapes came in ripe and concentrated. Our 2009 Bellarina Meritage Red, Knights Valley, blends syrah, cabernet sauvignon, and merlot to create an accessible, rich, full-flavored red wine. Dark berry, mocha, raspberry, and sweet spice commingle in the aroma and flavors, with ripe berries and juicy dark plum in the finish. Enjoy it over the next 4 years.