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Wagner Vineyards Meritage 2012, Finger Lakes, N.Y

6 monthes ago   |   By Vine Pair

The Finger Lakes region of New York is the most important wine area on the East Coast. While known internationally for its Rieslings, its red wines, still under the radar, are worth exploring as well, particularly Cabernet Franc .
I sampled a number of Finger Lakes reds over the last few months and, in addition to a superb Cab Franc from Lamoreaux Landing that I reviewed, another wine stood out - the 2012 Meritage from Wagner Vineyards.
“Meritage” is a term used by some American winemakers for a blend of Bordeaux varieties. In Wagner's 2012 Meritage the mix is 46 percent Cabernet Sauvignon...
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