Home Wine Regions Californian Wine Grove Ridge Merlot

I would guess that the Bronco Wine Company produces more of the bargain-priced wine brands you see on the shelves than any other producer.  I could be wrong, but they have a LOT of different brands.  And Grove Ridge is one of them.

The story behind a wine like this isn’t going to involve a special, single vineyard passed down for several generations.  Nope.  This is just some cheap, bulk-made wine.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it.

This wine is super plum-like on the nose.  It also offers raspberry and strawberry aromas.  The fruit dominates with this one.  The palate is more of the same, very fruity.  Offering tangy strawberry and plum flavors with a touch of sweetness.  It’s not a sweet wine, but some residual sugar is definitely showing on the palate.  It does have good acidity.  The flavors are definitely on the “bright” side.  The finish is relatively short, but pleasant.  The palate is a little on the light side.  It’s enjoyable, but if you prefer a more concentrated merlot, this isn’t for you.  If you like a light, fruit-bomb then check this one out.

Wine: Grove Ridge
Variety: Merlot
Vintage: 2011
Alcohol: 13%
Rating: 84
Price: $9.99

Find Grove Ridge Merlot with Snooth

Disclosure: This wine was received as a media sample.

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