An easy to drink red blend with a blue collar price, the Roustabout Meritage from Trader Joe’s.
The Roustabout Meritage is available exclusively at Trader Joe’s and sells for just $7.99.
With silky tannins and exceptional texture, this wine opens with notes of black cherries, wild blueberries and cigar box, finishing with nuances of dark chocolate and espresso.
Bottled by Central Coast Wine Warehouse
The 2018 Roustabout Meritage begins with a pleasing aroma of dark fruit, cola, a little spice, a little tobacco, and a little white pepper.
Taking a sip reveals that while is this not a super deep or complex wine, it is quite smooth, nicely balanced and easy to drink. You’ll find more dark fruit and lots more cola in the mouth along with nice touches of spice throughout and even a bit of tobacco.
It ends dry and with good length. This is a solid blend at this low price.