Zilzie Estate Merlot

Predominately sourced from the finest parcels of fruit grown on the Zilzie Estate, these wines are testaments to the Forbes Family's passion to nurture premium quality vineyards and create captivating wines. Rich flavours of blackberry, cherry and plum with soft tannins and restrained oak. Excellent depth of colour, richness and complexity.

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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.

Thomas Goss Merlot

This deep purple red hued Thomas Goss Merlot exhibits intense aromas of Satsuma plums, red berries and spice from its perfumed bouquet. These fragrances give way to a luscious and generous palate filled with rich fruit flavours. Supported by a firm layer of fine and savoury tannins, these vibrant characters end the wine in a soft and balanced finale. This dazzling red wine tastes marvellous with red meats, roasted tomatoes and Beef Bourguignon. 

Grant Burge Classic Collection Merlot

The Classic Collection Merlot by Grant Burge is an attractive modern style Merlot that is jam-packed full of all the fruit flavours Merlot lovers have come to adore; Plum, Blueberry and Blackcurrant. Along with that dense fruitiness comes a medium weight in the palate that isn't overladen with sweetness which lends itself magnificently to food pairing with a lean pork and chickpea salads.

McGuigan Black Label Merlot

McGuigan produce another fantastically smooth and rich Merlot from their Black Label range. It is a soft and flavoursome wine with ripe fruit flavours of raspberry, cherry and plums integrated with subtle oak.

Tempus Two Merlot

Tempus Two Merlot is deliciously ripe, lovely flavours of mulberry fruit with some earthiness and spice. Soft tannins complement the finish.

Yellow Tail Merlot

Yellow Tail Merlot is soft and supple, with sweet, plum and cherry flavours and a hint of liquorice or anise. Merlot is an excellent alternative to the heavier and more tannic red varieties.

Climbing Merlot

The high altitude Orange region is producing some outstanding Merlot and this release, made by Debbie Lauritz, is a great example. Aromas of dried herb and currant are supported with sweet fruit flavours.

Hardys Reserve Merlot

From Hardy's reserve range - a full flavoured and aromatic wine with a strong berry palate and soft tannins. A very generous style.

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.

Elephant in the Room Merlot

We have to talk about the Elephant in the Room Merlot. An aromatic scent of ripe, red berries balanced by spice and earthiness is continued into the palate with a well-contained flavour explosion. The delightful finish makes this the perfect wine to enjoy with friends.