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New Generation Merlot

New Generation Merlot


This Merlot is deep ruby in colour with herbaceous and fresh plum fruit aromas. The palate is medium bodied with rich fruit flavours and extremely soft tannins. This wine has an excellent balance of acid and fruit and will continue to improve with 4 to 6 years bottle ageing.

A wine ideally suited to beef, lamb, pork, duck, pizza & cheese.

Grape Variety Merlot
Growing Area Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
Method Of Harvest Machine
Baume At Harvest 12.7º
Fermentation 8 days on skin at 20ºC to 22ºC.
Maturation 11 months maturation in French and American oak barriques.
Alcohol 13.0%
Acid 6.88 g/L
pH 3.50

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