800.962.8463   View Cart   Track Order   My Account   Customer Service  Sign Up for Email Alerts
FREE SHIPPING on All Orders of $99 or More.
Browse by: Wines by Type | Wines by Varietal | Wines by Region


Trump 2014 Meritage, Monticello
Qualifies for Free Shipping on $99+
Trump 2014 Meritage, Monticello
Item Number:28 14 100 14
Our Price:$22.95
Discounted Case Price:$239.40 - 13% off!
($19.95 per bottle)
Availability: BACK ORDERED. Buy today and we'll ship it as soon as it arrives in our warehouse.

Pin It

Based on the averaged scale of 1 to 5 glasses

About Our Ratings

Trump 2014 Meritage, Monticello
The Trump Winery in Virginia is run by Eric Trump, Wine Enthusiast Magazine's Wine Star "Rising Star of the Year". Virginia is one of America's oldest wine growing regions with no less a figure that Thomas Jefferson having planted many of the earliest vineyards. Formerly the Kluge winery, under Eric's direction Trump produces reds and whites but their sparkling wines have stood out, receiving particular accolades and awards. Vines are sheltered in the foothills of Carter’s Mountain in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. The red varieties were planted on southern exposure slopes. The clay strata includes a significant proportion of rocks (shists from volcanic basalts mainly). The grapes are hand-sorted and destemmed, then coldly macerated with their skins for 2-3 days at around 42-44° F (5-6°C). They are then fermented in stainless tanks at no more than 77°F (25°C), with 2-3 pump-overs a day to ensure maximum extraction from the skins. After alcoholic fermentation, the grapes experience an extended post maceration and malolactic fermentation. The free run and press wines are separated and aged in used French oak barrels for about 12 months. The Meritage 2014 is a Bordeaux-type blend that is 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc, 14% Petit Verdot, and 11% Malbec. With a brilliant, intense ruby red color, this wine has a nose lightly toasted with dominant aromas of black cherry, currant, cocoa, and fresh herbs. This fresh, medium body wine is fruit forward, soft and approachable. The palate offers some spicy notes with soft supple tannins. Wine Enthusiast Magazine said "With all five of the Bordeaux red grapes in this blend, this shows a good concentration of dark bramble and spice on the nose. Medium-bodied in feel, with grippy tannins, dark shades of currant and plum meet a zippy core of granite on the palate. Specks of tarragon and black pepper mark the finish."

Discuss This Wine in Real-Time

Customer Reviews

There are no reviews for this item. Write Review

Ask Us a Question

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!

You May Also Like:
Subscribe button Privacy policy
Wine Gift Baskets | Pairings | Wine by Type | Wine by Varietal | Wine by Region | Samplers | Wine Clubs
Affiliate Program | Customer Service | Track Order | My Account | View Cart | About Us
Follow Us And Stay Connected!
Follow Us ANd Stay Connected

Copyright © 2016, Wine Express®
All Rights Reserved.

WEB02-WEX Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Google +