2018

Merlot 2018

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AROMA

The presence of tobacco leaf undertones finds equilibrium with the ripened black currant, spice nuances, and the toasty essence of French oak.

PALATE

Indulge in a lavish fusion of blackberry, plum, and mocha flavors. The mid-palate offers a gentle and smooth sensation, characterized by velvety tannins and the subtle embrace of spicy oak. This delightful journey concludes with a long and vibrant finish, reminiscent of redcurrant.

ALCOHOL

14% VOL

CELLAR

7+ years

Wine specs

Overview

The South Australia Merlot 2018 offers a captivating blend of flavors and aromas. The wine showcases notes of tobacco leaf that are beautifully balanced by ripe black currant, spices, and toasty French oak. On the palate, a rich combination of blackberry, plum, and mocha flavors unfolds, providing a layered and indulgent experience. The mid-palate is characterized by a soft and rounded texture, thanks to velvety tannins and well-integrated spicy oak. The wine culminates in a long and vibrant finish, with lingering notes of redcurrant that leave a lasting impression. Overall, this Merlot offers a harmonious and satisfying taste journey.

Wine specs

Food pairing notes

Merlot is renowned as an excellent wine for pairing with food. When crafted in a medium-bodied style, Merlot is a perfect match for an array of delicious dishes. From succulent duck and comforting meatloaf to classic pizza and mouthwatering chicken and beef, Merlot complements them all. It also pairs wonderfully with cheese, snacks, fish, vegetarian food, and pasta. With its plush and juicy flavors of plum and cherries, Merlot tantalizes the palate and delights with hints of bittersweet chocolate and smoky notes, creating a truly seductive red wine. Thanks to its moderate tannins and balanced acidity, Merlot is a winner with a wide variety of dishes, making it a fantastic choice for large events featuring roast beef, lasagna, pork chops, and turkey.