Connoisseur Merlot

Connoisseur Merlot

2018 Merlot
Hunter Valley, NSW

Deep plum colour with cherry nose and hints of mocha spice. A medium bodied palate with nuances of chocolate and cedar.

$50 each

Description

Deep plum colour with a cherry nose and hints of mocha spice. Medium bodied with nuances of chocolate and cedar; fine tannins and well integrated oak.

Hunter Valley Wine Show
Hunter Valley Wine Show
Bronze
Class 21 - Red Varietals 2019 and Older
2021

Wine Details

Region

Hunter Valley

Vintage

2018

Type

Red Wine

Variety

Merlot

Volume

750mL

Alcohol Volume

12%

Standard Drinks

7.1

Maturation

10 Months French oak (25% new barrels)

Closure

Screw Cap

Bottling Date

Feb 2019

Harvest Date

15.02.18

Vineyard Notes

Blueberry Hill Vineyard (Hunter Valley)

Winemaking

Allergens: Egg products. Preservatives: Sulfur (220)

Tasting Notes

Cherry nose and hints of mocha spice. Medium bodied with nuances of chocolate and cedar; fine tannins and well integrated oak.

Colour

Deep plum.

Bouquet

Cherry with hints of spice.

Palate

Medium bodied with nuances of chocolate and cedar; fine tannins and well integrated oak.

Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential

Now - 2025

Serving Temperature

16 degrees Celsius

Food Matches

Roast pork and vegetables.

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