Origins Series Merlot 2020
A fruit-forward wine that’s medium in body with lifted aromas of red berries, subtle liquorice and spice.
It can be enjoyed now, or will reward cellaring for up to 4 years from vintage.
|Wine Analysis:||Alc/Vol: 14.5%|
|Colour:||In the glass, this wine shows bright purple hues.|
|Aroma:||Lifted aromas of red berries dried herbs and spices with hints of liquorice.|
|Palate:||These aromas follow through to the palate where the berry fruit flavours balance the soft tannins.|
|Peak Drinking:||Until 2024|
Recommended food pairings: As a medium bodied red this wine is good to enjoy on its own. Try it with a grilled venison steak served with a radish and cabbage lemon salad. This Merlot has great versatility so a range of Chinese cuisine is a fantastic experience. It is also perfect with aged cheddar cheese and nut bread.
Growing Conditions: The grapes for this wine were sourced from our Heathcote vineyard in central Victoria. The fruit was harvested in mid March at baumé levels ranging from 13.5 to 14.1.
Winemaker: Cate Looney
Winemaking notes: Following fermentation, 50% went to French oak barrels of which 5 % was new. The balance was kept in tank to retain the dark berry fruits. It was then blended and bottled with an alcohol of 14.5%. Vegan-friendly.
All our products are shipped from our Winery in Milawa, VIC.
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