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 n.— «Meritage is a wine term—a compound of the words merit and heritage—coined by a group of vintners to identify handcrafted wines blended from traditional aristocratic Bordeaux varietals.» —“Meritage restaurant…culinary razzle-dazzle on the Gordon River” by L.G. Gordon Naples Daily News (Florida) Apr. 30, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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