Definitions for "MERITAGE"
A marketing name that the California wine industry invented for a Bordeaux-style wine that blends such varieties as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet France, Malbec and Petite Verdot.
A term recently invented to describe Bordeaux-styled red and white wines produced by California wineries.
represents the most expensive white or red wines from a California winery which incorporates a blend of varietals, traditionally used in the Bordeaux region of France.