Caiarossa Rosso di Toscana
The purest expression of the estate vineyards, Caiarossa shows all the complexity and the nobility of the land. The seven varieties in the blend weave together a perfect tapestry of the estates terroir. A true expression of the luxury of nature. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot, Alicante from the Podere Serra allOlio Vineyard. Harvested by hand, for about 6 weeks from the end of August until the beginning of October. Grape selection was made first in the vineyard and then again in the cellar, on the sorting table before and after destemming.Maceration on the skins between 20 and 30 days, with first a few days of cold maceration. Alcoholic fermentation for each different varieties in concrete and wooden tanks from 10 to 80 hectoliters (only indigenous yeast). Two pumping-over a day for about 9 to 12 days, then once a day until the end of the maceration period. Malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks and wooden casks. Aged into tonneaux and barrels from new to 3 years old, about 30% of new oak. From 11 months for the most delicate grapes, Alicante, until 20 months for the most powerful ones, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Then 6 months in concrete tanks before bottling
Petaluma Coonawarra Merlot
Petaluma has a single-minded focus on producing wines of uncommon quality, and a respectful sense of place. Fruit for this extremely limited Merlot is sourced from a small patch of dry grown, low yielding, vertically trained vines. Painstakingly hand pruned and hand picked, fastidiously coaxed through fermentation and 22 months oak maturation, this is &a
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.
Chateau Guillot Clauzel
Chateau Guillot Clauzel 2016$95.00 each$12.67 per 100mLHistory:
Chateau Guillot Clauzel 2003$99.00 each$13.20 per 100mLHistory:
Chateau Guillot Clauzel 2008$99.00 each$13.20 per 100mLHistory:
Chateau Guillot Clauzel 2010$130 each$17.33 per 100mLHistory:
Chateau Guillot Clauzel 2018$150 each$20.00 per 100mLHistory:
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.
Irvine Grand Merlot
Two words come to mind when you mention great Australian Merlot. Jim Irivne. Jim's Grand Merlot is the benchmark of complex and elegant Merlot in Australia and his Eden Valley vineyards are the perfect place to produce this iconic wine.
Redbank The Long Paddock Merlot
Henschke Abbotts Prayer Cabernet Merlot
Henschke's Abbotts Prayer is produced on Stephen and Prue Henschkes Lenswood vineyard in the Adelaide Hills and contains 91% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The 2007 vintage is vivid crimson in colour. Sweet, perfumed aromas of violets, mulberries, blueberries and cassis with hints of sage oil, vanilla bean and cedar. A sweet, lush, fleshy, textured palate with layers of fine-grained, velvety tannins, balanced acidity and great length. Drinking well now or until 2020.
Dandelion Vineyards Damsel of the Barossa Merlot
This is a single vineyard Merlot from Carl Lindners Lohner Vineyard, located in the cooler, wetter southern end of the Barossa which is well suited to growing Merlot. In the glass: Full deep red. On the nose: Dark berry, cassis and cedar.On the palate: Full-bodied with dark fruits balanced by a light leafy freshness. Firm, ripe tannins drive the coffee and anise-like finish.
Domaine A Merlot
As featured on "Battle of the Vines": Arthur is enamoured with the exclusivity of this wine. They only produce this wine when the vintage is amazing and not even 2000 bottles. There are hints of licorice, strawberries, the tannins are starting to melt and its just beautiful and riveting.
Chateau La Croix-De-Gay
One of the first Pomerol properties to bottle at least some of their production at the estate in the mid-to-late 1800s, the Chateau continued to grow in size as the owners acquired small purchases from nearby vineyards. Today the estate is in the hands of the Raynaud and Lebreton families. The 2016 vintage has earned acclaim from critics, with Andrew Caillard praising it as Very intuitive to the year, and Neal Martin warmly admiring the purity contained within.