Temple Bruer Preservative Free Cabernet Merlot
Temple Bruer continues to be one of the standout Organic producers in Australia with flavoursome and richly textured wines. This Cabernet Merlot has the great bonus of being Preservative Free for those with sensitivies to Sulpher Dioxide.
Fernfield Old River Red Eden Valley Merlot
Glenlofty Estate Merlot
Displaying sweet plum fruit and hints of jube-like licorice. Balanced oak and fine tannins provide a delicious length of flavour.
John Riddoch is not only a famous name in the region of Coonawarra, but an important figure in the Australian wine industry. His pioneering spirit and love of the region has been translated into this bottle of rich and smooth Coonawarra Merlot. Aromas and flavours of ripe plums, dense blueberry and a fine grain tannin structure to support. A welcome return from a highly regarded wine name that won't disappoint if opened today or cellared for the short to medium term.
The quality wine producing family of Giesen harness the sun-drenched slopes of Gisborne in New Zealand's North Island to produce this engaging and smooth Merlot. Blueberry, blackcurrant and plum notes dominate this flavoursome red which also possesses a soft tannin structure that is moulded for immediate enjoyment. Giesen Merlot is not only delicious on its own, but is the perfect pairing for barbecue meats and charcuterie plates.
The pride of Michelini stable, this Merlot was sourced from the mature Buckland vineyard. On the nose it offers violet fruit characters supported by vanilla oak and a solid mid palate weight and flavour with soft fruit tannins and firm oak finish.
Haan Prestige Merlot
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.
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.
Trentham Estate Merlot
The warm even climate of the Murphy family's Trentham vineyard is ideally suited to producing rich softly textured Merlot with toasty oak and berry flavours - great with lamb!