2014 Merlot

$50.00

The McLeish Estate single vineyard Merlot has been a cornerstone in our portfolio for over 20 years.

The focus is continually on using sensitive winemaking techniques that embody old school methods with a modern approach to production.

Awarded: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze

Colour: Bright ruby red

Aromas: The nose is dominated by rich, raspberry, blueberry and dark chocolate.

Palate: The soft, supple palate has concentrated flavours of red berries and savoury black olive flavours. A fine silky mid palate and balanced supple tannins provide a generous, refined, medium bodied Merlot that has an excellent fruit structure balanced with toasty vanilla.

Oak: 70% French Oak & 30% American Oak

Winemaking

Fermented on skins at 18- 20 degrees for 7 days. Matured in selected French and American oak for 12 months prior to bottling.

Cuisine: fantastic match to duck, quail or pasta dishes

Cellaring Potential: 2014 to 2020

Alcohol: 12.5%