2012 Merlot


Ripe plum, red fruit and spicy oak. Dry, plush tannins that are well integrated with flavours of Satsuma plum, blackcurrant and choc-mint. Will age for 5 to 10 years if cellared appropriately.



  • 92 points  "Bright, deep, purple/red colour. The bouquet is dominated by high-quality cedary oak and blackcurrant fruit. There are some minty, crushed leaf, cabernet-like high notes. There seems to be some cabernet in this. An elegant, medium to full-bodied, brightly fruited wine with well-measured tannins which are ripe and not too firm. It’s on the cusp, though: you need to like firm Bordeaux styles, or else be prepared to cellar it a while (from 26-year-old-vines).”
  • 92 points — “The bouquet shows blackcurrant fruit and cedary oak with some minty/crushed-leaf cabernet-like high notes – there may be some cabernet in it. An elegant, medium-to-full-bodied, brightly fruited wine with well-measured, ripe tannins.”
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Wine Awards

  • Bronze Perth Royal Wine Show 2014
  • Bronze Margaret River Wine Show 2014

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