Medium/full bodied with dark red plums, chocolate, blackberry and savoury tones. French oak imparts spice and vanilla.
Soft supple tannins and a lingering finish make this a wonderful expression of the variety.
Ideally suited to red meat dishes and those casual pizza and pasta dinners.
Sam Kim 90/100 4.5* "Wonderfully expressive and beautifully fruited"
Bob Campbell 90/100 4* "Appealing rich, mouth-filling merlot" "Accessible wine in a crowd-pleasing style"
Cameron Douglas 90/100 "Complex bouquet with combinations of earthy stony soils, toasty oak and dark red fruits"