Our Wines - Estate Reserve Merlot (2013)
Estate Reserve Merlot (2013)
Notes of cocoa, oily coffee bean and roasted plum on the nose. The palate offers velvety ripe well-structured tannins and flavors of cedar, black cherry, and dried cranberry.
Specifications - Estate Reserve Merlot (2013)
Estate Reserve Merlot
The fruit for this came from our A blocks of fruit which are our oldest blocks. The fruit is machine picked, destemmed, and chilled into a stainless steel tanks and held cold for 48 hours before being heated and inoculated. The fermentation was a warm one, reaching peak temps in high 90s. The wine was on the skins for 3 weeks before pressing and ageing in oak for 16 months.