Lighthouse Keeper Western Australian Merlot
Montes Classic Series Merlot
Very European in style. Bone dry on the finish but full of tasty savoury and rather complex berry fruits. The oak is judiciously handled and in a nutshell it's a steal at this price.
G Burge Hayburner Merlot 18(12
Casillero Del Diablo Merlot
Casillero Del Diablo Merlot is a medium-bodied wine with lovely tannins, velvety texture, rich and long with a pretty finish.
Hardys Cellar Collection Merlot
A soft medium to full bodied red wine with juicy plum and blackberry fruit accompanied by mint, black pepper and aniseed spice. This wine has a fine acid fruit balance and a silky tannin structure with a lingering finish.
Big Bunch Hawke's Bay Merlot
JP Chenet Merlot
A fruit driven example of this variety with aromas of blackcurrant, cherry and raspberry. The palate is soft and juicy with a well rounded finish. An easy drinking style to match with light meals.
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.
Lindeman's Bin 40 Merlot
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.
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.
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.