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Meritage Red Blends

We tend to think of wines as the grape variety that they’re made from: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to name a few. But blending wines, allows winemakers to offer more complexity and texture to their single variety counterparts. For example adding Merlot to Cabernet Sauvignon can round out the harsh tannins giving it a more balanced flavor.

$9.99 or lessVintners are looking for the best combinations for very distinct aromas and flavors. Some blends are classic recipes handed down from generations while others create new innovative trends in the market. Today, with so many blends to choose from, you can find a few that suit your palate and still continue to explore new exciting wines.

Here are few of our favorites, for less than $10.

Milestone Red Blend

Milestone Red Blend has sweet, seductive aroumas that mingle with flavors of black cherries, cassis, and hints of vanilla.

Varietal Composition: 37% Syrah, 36% Zinfandel, 14% Merlot, 10% Petite Sirah

Great with: Steak, lamb, spicy Chinese foods, soft or hard goat cheese.

Mercer Red Blend

Mercer's Red Blend is bursting with ripe black cherry and plum with notes of vanilla and smoke. A balance of plush fruit and powdery tannins in the mid-palate lead into a long, lingering finish with notes of bing cherry and spice.

Varietal Composition: 68% Merlot, 14% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Meunier, 1% Cinsault

Great with: Grilled chicken, fish.

Dark Horse Big Red Blend

Dark Horse Big Red Blend has deep flavors of dark berry and black currant, supported by plush tannins, hints of dark roasted oak, and a long finish.

Varietal Composition: A medley of Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo and Merlot.

Great with: Red meats, pasta dishes, burgers and pizza.

Limited Reserve

Look in-store for our ever-changing assortment of Limited Reserve wines

In addition to our featured wine of the month, look in–store for our Limited Reserve display. Our ever–changing selection of Limited Reserve wines offer a great value on hard to find varieties that may take you a little off the beaten path… These wines give you a chance to experiment and try something new and unusual. When you see limited reserve wines in the store that you'd like to try – get them while you can, 'cause when they're gone – They're gone!

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