Bird In Hand Blackbird Merlot

The cool Adelaide Hills climate is ideal for Merlot. That's what makes this so plump, soft and fleshy. It has plum and spice characters meeting background hints of violets and ripe berries. Bird in Hand was named Adelaide Hills Winery of the Year at the Melbourne International Wine Competition 2014 and Winestate magazine's 2014 Winemaker of the Year, and it shows in this silky sweet wine.

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Rosemount Diamond Label Merlot

Rosemount have been apart of the Australian wine scene for over 145 years and their commitment to quality shines through in their Diamond label range. This attractive Merlot displays varietal aromas of cassis and liquorice. The palate is fleshy and mouth filling with flavours of plum, sweet spice and creamy vanillin oak.

Kim Crawford Hawkes Bay Rose

A lively nose, brimming with bright berry and tropical fruit. Soft and luscious, this refreshing red is richly fruited with hints of watermelon and strawberry. An easy-drinking style and an ideal aperitif, it pairs perfectly with lighter dishes and salads. Blue Gold | Sydney International Wine Competition 2018

Yalumba Y Series Merlot

Yalumba Y Series Merlot is soft and supple, with sweet, ripe fruit flavours and a hint of liquorice or anise. Merlot is an excellent alternative to the heavier and more tannic red varieties.

Riddoch Coonawarra Cabernet Merlot

A Coonawarra Merlot is worth pausing for and this one is no different. From the Riddoch vineyard, this Cabernet Merlot has spicy chocolate and plum aromas and smooth, supple tannins. This flavoursome Merlot can be enjoyed straight away or aged for three to five years.

Leconfield Merlot

Leconfield Merlot has big and juicy dark fruits, soft tannins all supported by lovely French oak. Paul Gordon continues to produce a serious Merlot for a great price, year in, year out. His Merlot is also one that will benefit from a little sit in the medium term cellar.

Taylors Estate Merlot

In just a few short decades, the Taylor family have etched out a formidable reputation for producing high quality wine from their Clare Valley vineyards. This textbook Merlot captures the varietal characters of berries, fruitcake and velvety tannins. The judicious use of French and American oak adds mocha and vanilla softens and rounds the palate.

Grant Burge Hillcot Merlot

At last an affordable Merlot with some real varietal character! Grant Burge Hillcot range has soft ripe red berry and raspberry aromas on the nose. Followed by ripe plum and cherry flavours enhanced by well-integrated oak.

Oyster Bay Merlot

The gravelly soils and sunny climate of Hawkes Bay are producing some of New Zealand's most exciting reds. This classy Merlot from Oyster Bay shows soft spicy varietal flavours such as, juicy plums and ripe dark fruits. Accompanied by well intergraded oak and subtle tannins, making this wine one of the easier matching to food.

Wolf Blass Yellow Label Merlot

This attractive Yellow Label Merlot by Wolf Blass displays varietal aromas of cassis and liquorice. The palate is fleshy and mouth filling with flavours of plum, sweet spice and creamy vanillin oak.

Cumulus Climbing Merlot

Climbing Merlot is a rich red coloured wine with purple hues. Fruit for this wine came from 600 metres above the sea level giving it intense flavours and great elegance.  It has delectable aromas of rich red berries, plums and bell pepper along with some oak. The palate is medium bodied with soft tannins and light oak. The wine is ready to be consumed now and can also be cellared for up to 5 years. Drink it with rich meaty dishes!