2011-Merlot

2011 Merlot

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Product Description

Raspberry, cassis and blueberry fruits meld with chocolate aromas over spicy french oak.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Silver (top in class) Royal Melbourne Wine show Silver (top in class), Margaret River Wine Show Bronze, Perth Royal, Qantas Wine Show of WA
Region: 100% Margaret River
Colour: A deep red centre surrounded by a rosey red hue
Bouquet: Raspberry, cassis and blueberry fruits meld with chocolate aromas over spicy french oak
Palate: A drivey mid palate with a moderate to long length of flavour and fine flinty tannins to finish
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Karridale
Oak Treatment: 20% new French Oak, balance 1 year old for 14 months
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with an assortment of gourmet cheeses
Alcohol: 14.6%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 1.2 g/L
pH: 3.65
Acidity: 5.62
Bottling Date: June 2012