2018 Barossa Merlot

$35.00

TASTING NOTE

The Merlot is taken from two small parcels of fruit grown in the Barossa Valley.  It has taken on characteristics of its location to showcase classic flavours, it is a dry, medium-to-full-bodied wine, with soft tannins and moderate acidity and alcohol to produce a wine matching extremely well with all variations of food. Vegan friendly.

WINEMAKER: Jo Irvine
VARIETAL: 100% Merlot
REGION: Barossa Valley
ALCOHOL 14.5%

STORY

The family history of Merlot makers in the Irvine family is continued with Jo’s passion for this humble yet misunderstood variety. The richness yet softness of fruit flavors are showcased by many years of understanding of the complexities of growing and making Merlot.

CURRENT RELEASE AWARDS

Gold Medal
Winestate New Release 94 points

Silver Medal
 

Bronze Medal

PREVIOUS VINTAGE AWARDS

Gold Medal
Winestate

Silver Medal
Huon Hooke
Halliday 

Bronze Medal
New York International Wine Competition – Bronze 
ANZ Boutique Wine Show

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