The Very Best Meritage Wines from California

Franciscan 2013 Magnificat Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Kirkland Signature 2012 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

83

points

Ehret 2010 Bellarina Meritage (Knights Valley)

California Meritage Knights Valley, US

84

points

Cameron Hughes 2005 Lot 119 Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

87

points

Andis 2011 Goedeck-Liu Vineyard Meritage (Sierra Foothills)

California Meritage Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Murrieta's Well 2004 Meritage (Livermore Valley)

California Meritage Livermore Valley, US

89

points

Kings Mountain 2006 Meritage (Santa Cruz Mountains)

California Meritage Santa Cruz Mountains, US

88

points

One Iron 2012 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Cosentino 2008 The Novelist Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

83

points

Robert Mondavi 2011 Private Selection Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

50 Harvests 2013 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Cameron Hughes 2012 Lot 426 Red Hen Ranch Meritage (Oak Knoll District)

California Meritage Oak Knoll District, US

88

points

Bonneau 2005 Epos Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

86

points

Wellington 2012 Victory Reserve Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

88

points

Lyeth 2009 Reserve Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

87

points

Hayman & Hill 2006 Reserve Selection Meritage (Monterey County)

California Meritage Monterey County, US

88

points

Rodney Strong 2007 Symmetry Red Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

94

points

Tyler Florence 2013 Blending Sessions Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

89

points

Q 2006 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

84

points

Cameron Hughes 2009 Lot 250 Meritage (Napa County)

California Meritage Napa County, US

82

points

Robert Hall 2004 Hall Ranch Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

81

points

Cameron Hughes 2013 Lot 457 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

93

points

Love and Meritage 2006 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

84

points

Kirkland Signature 2010 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Sola 2013 Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

89

points

Hauck 2006 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

87

points

Ironstone 2009 Reserve Meritage (Sierra Foothills)

California Meritage Sierra Foothills, US

89

points

Dogwood 2007 Meritage (Mendocino)

California Meritage Mendocino, US

88

points

Rodney Strong 2011 Symmetry Red Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

86

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2012 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

92

points

Hayes Valley 2014 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

87

points

Robert Hall 2005 Hall Ranch Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

86

points

Kirkland Signature 2011 Meritage (Rutherford)

California Meritage Rutherford, US

85

points

Cosentino 2013 The Novelist Meritage (Napa County)

California Meritage Napa County, US

88

points

Baily 2012 Estate Bottled Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

90

points

Napa Family Vineyards 2009 Noble Blend Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Robert Hall 2006 Hall Ranch Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

88

points

Kunde 2008 202 Meritage (Sonoma Valley)

California Meritage Sonoma Valley, US

86

points

Cameron Hughes 2010 Lot 357 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

DeLorimier 2011 Mosaic Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

89

points

Goyette 2013 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

86

points

Miraflores 2013 Estate Meritage (El Dorado)

California Meritage El Dorado, US

90

points

Kirkland Signature 2011 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

84

points

Cameron Hughes 2013 Lot 484 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

91

points

William Hill Estate 2007 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

93

points

Clos La Chance 2007 JoLi Estate Vineyard Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

92

points

Thomas Fogarty 2004 Lexington Meritage (Santa Cruz Mountains)

California Meritage Santa Cruz Mountains, US

85

points

Franciscan 2007 Magnificat Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

85

points

Cambridge 2015 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Franciscan 2009 Magnificat Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Kings Mountain 2005 Meritage (Santa Cruz Mountains)

California Meritage Santa Cruz Mountains, US

84

points

Rodney Strong 2012 Symmetry Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

86

points

Leoness 2013 Meritage (Temecula)

California Meritage Temecula, US

89

points

Kiamie 2014 Meritage (Adelaida District)

California Meritage Adelaida District, US

91

points

Guenoc 2007 Meritage (Lake County)

California Meritage Lake County, US

84

points

Trinchero 2011 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Rodney Strong 2005 Symmetry Red Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

94

points

Kunde 2012 Meritage 202 Meritage (Sonoma Valley)

California Meritage Sonoma Valley, US

88

points

Hawk Watch Winery 2013 Meritage (South Coast)

California Meritage South Coast, US

87

points

St. Francis 2007 Anthem Meritage (Sonoma Valley)

California Meritage Sonoma Valley, US

88

points

Harmony Cellars 2013 Aria Diamond Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

90

points

Rancho Sisquoc 2012 Cellar Select Meritage (Santa Barbara County)

California Meritage Santa Barbara County, US

88

points

Stuart Cellars 2006 Long Valley Red Limited Estate Reserve Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

82

points

Malibu 2007 Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

83

points

Clos La Chance 2007 Crimson Topaz Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

83

points

Dunning Vineyards 2010 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

81

points

Lyeth 2010 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

88

points

Leoness 2011 Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

93

points

Kunde 2010 202 Meritage (Sonoma Valley)

California Meritage Sonoma Valley, US

88

points

Super Sonoman 2007 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

92

points

Clos La Chance 2005 Crimson Topaz Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

88

points

Cambridge California 2012 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

85

points

Ehret 2011 White Table Wine Meritage (Knights Valley)

California Meritage Knights Valley, US

87

points

Harmony Cellars 2011 Aria Diamond Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

92

points

Raymond 2014 Small Lot Collection White Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

89

points

Kunde 2004 202 Meritage (Sonoma Valley)

California Meritage Sonoma Valley, US

92

points

Robert Mondavi 2009 Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

84

points

Arrow Creek 2008 Coastal Series Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

84

points

Hahn 2001 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

Testarossa 2013 Meritage (Santa Cruz Mountains)

California Meritage Santa Cruz Mountains, US

92

points

Fourteen Appellations 2008 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Robert Hall 2013 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

89

points

Robert Hall 2010 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

86

points

Estancia 2013 Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

86

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2009 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

91

points

Cult X 2011 Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

87

points

Cosentino 2012 The Poet Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

89

points

Opolo 2013 Rhapsody Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

89

points

Leonesse Cellars 2005 Meritage (Temecula)

California Meritage Temecula, US

83

points

Cosentino 2005 The Poet 20th Anniversary Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

86

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2011 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

88

points

Cameron Hughes 2010 Lot 325 Meritage (Atlas Peak)

California Meritage Atlas Peak, US

89

points

Louis M. Martini 2013 No. 254 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

91

points

Falkner 2011 Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

88

points

Arrow Creek 2007 Coastal Series Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

84

points

Cameron Hughes 2010 Lot 337 Meritage (Rutherford)

California Meritage Rutherford, US

90

points

Andis 2010 Goedeck-Liu Vineyard Meritage (Sierra Foothills)

California Meritage Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Rodney Strong 1997 Symmetry Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

91

points

Bernardus 1999 Marinus Estate Grown & Estate Bottled Meritage (Carmel Valley)

California Meritage Carmel Valley, US

85

points

St. Francis 2012 Anthem Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

88

points

Robert Hall 2012 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

92

points

Lyeth 2012 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

87

points

Franciscan 2012 Magnificat Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

91

points

Jason-Stephens 2011 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2010 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

90

points

Clos La Chance 2009 JoLi Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2007 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

87

points

Brecon Estate 2013 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

89

points

Fazeli Cellars 2012 Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

89

points

Hahn Estates 2007 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

Super Sonoman 2009 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

85

points

Geyser Peak 2006 Reserve Alexandre Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

89

points

Kirkland Signature 2013 Meritage (Rutherford)

California Meritage Rutherford, US

83

points

Clos LaChance 2013 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

87

points

Trinitas 2009 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

84

points

Cameron Hughes 2010 Lot 335 Meritage (Oakville)

California Meritage Oakville, US

92

points

Estancia 2012 Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

88

points

Thomas Henry 2009 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

83

points

Hahn 2005 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

83

points

Dunning Vineyards 2009 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

87

points

Hawley 2010 Hawley Vineyard Estate Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

88

points

Clos La Chance 2005 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

Judd's Hill 2010 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Stuart Cellars 2006 Tatria Vintner's Limited Reserve Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

83

points

Newsome-Harlow 2005 Meritage (Calaveras County)

California Meritage Calaveras County, US

89

points

Franciscan 2014 Magnificat Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

DeLorimier 2005 Mosaic Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

85

points

St. Supéry 2000 White Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

St. Supéry 1998 Red Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Foyt Family 2009 No. 72 Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

88

points

Estancia 2009 Reserve Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

87

points

Napa Glen 2013 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Outlander 2013 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

88

points

Suncé Vineyard & Winery 2008 Winemaker's Reserve Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

85

points

Robert Hall 2014 Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

88

points

Las Positas 2013 Meritage (Livermore Valley)

California Meritage Livermore Valley, US

92

points

Dogwood 2006 Meritage (Mendocino)

California Meritage Mendocino, US

87

points

Clos La Chance 2012 JoLi Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

89

points

Ironstone 2005 Reserve Meritage (Sierra Foothills)

California Meritage Sierra Foothills, US

92

points

Mineral Wines 2009 Meritage (Calaveras County)

California Meritage Calaveras County, US

84

points

FiveWise 2012 Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

87

points

Edna Valley Vineyard 2013 Winemaker Series Meritage (Paso Robles)

California Meritage Paso Robles, US

92

points

Raymond 2010 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2005 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

87

points

Dogwood 2005 Meritage (Mendocino)

California Meritage Mendocino, US

87

points

Murrieta's Well 2007 Red Meritage Meritage (Livermore Valley)

California Meritage Livermore Valley, US

86

points

Rancho Sisquoc 2014 Cellar Select Flood Family Vineyards Meritage (Santa Barbara County)

California Meritage Santa Barbara County, US

91

points

Suncé Vineyard & Winery 2007 Meritage Quintessential Meritage (North Coast)

California Meritage North Coast, US

87

points

Kendall-Jackson 2006 Vintner's Reserve Meritage (California)

California Meritage California, US

86

points

Cameron Hughes 2009 Lot 278 Meritage (Spring Mountain District)

California Meritage Spring Mountain District, US

88

points

Marilyn 2012 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

83

points

Calafia 2005 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

86

points

Hahn 1999 Meritage (Santa Lucia Highlands)

California Meritage Santa Lucia Highlands, US

87

points

Las Positas 2010 Meritage (Livermore Valley)

California Meritage Livermore Valley, US

90

points

Napa Cellars 2013 Classic Collection Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Casa Nuestra 2011 Estate Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

86

points

Thirteen Appellations 2007 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

87

points

Clos La Chance 2011 Reserve Meritage (Central Coast)

California Meritage Central Coast, US

86

points

St. Francis 2014 Anthem Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

88

points

Kirkland Signature 2012 Meritage (Rutherford)

California Meritage Rutherford, US

86

points

Jason-Stephens 2007 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Trinchero 2010 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

91

points

Kirkland Signature 2008 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

86

points

Stonehedge 2013 Reserve Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

88

points

Stonehedge 2014 Grand Reserve Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Marilyn 2010 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2013 The Mariner Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

90

points

Rodney Strong 2010 Symmetry Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

89

points

Kirkland Signature 2013 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

85

points

Rancho Sisquoc 2013 Cellar Select Meritage (Santa Barbara County)

California Meritage Santa Barbara County, US

88

points

Las Positas 2014 Meritage (Livermore Valley)

California Meritage Livermore Valley, US

90

points

Sola 2013 Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

84

points

Arbor Bench Vineyards 2014 Estate Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

88

points

Oakstone 2015 Estate Vineyard Meritage (Fair Play)

California Meritage Fair Play, US

89

points

Arbor Bench Vineyards 2013 Estate Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

89

points

St. Francis 2015 Anthem Meritage (Sonoma County)

California Meritage Sonoma County, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Havens 2014 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Geyser Peak 2013 Reserve Alexandre Winemaker's Reserve Meritage (Alexander Valley)

California Meritage Alexander Valley, US

91

points

Rancho Sisquoc 2015 Cellar Select Meritage (Santa Barbara County)

California Meritage Santa Barbara County, US

90

points

Hawley 2014 Broadwing Estate Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

90

points

Arbor Bench Vineyards 2012 Estate Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

88

points

Wilson Creek 2015 Family Meritage (Temecula Valley)

California Meritage Temecula Valley, US

86

points

Eagle Eye 2013 Proprietary Estate AlphaWolf Vineyard Reserve Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

84

points

Dry Creek Vineyard 2013 Meritage (Dry Creek Valley)

California Meritage Dry Creek Valley, US

88

points

50 Harvests 2014 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Palumbo Family Vineyards 2014 Tre Fratalli Meritage (Temecula)

California Meritage Temecula, US

88

points

Clos LaChance 2016 JoLi Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Kirkland Signature 2014 Meritage (Napa Valley)

California Meritage Napa Valley, US

90

points

Boeger 2015 Meritage (El Dorado)

California Meritage El Dorado, US

92

points