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Oakey Creek Heritage Red

Oakey Creek Heritage Red

$12.00

This wine is bright ruby red in colour with intense berry fruit aromas. The palate is medium bodied with rich blackcurrant and ribena like fruit flavours. The tannins are soft silky smooth. It is for immediate drinking, however will continue to improve with 3 to 5 years bottle age.

A wine ideally suited to beef, spicy meals, kangaroo, veal and roast duck.

Vintage 2012
Grape Variety Merlot
Growing Area Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
Date Of Harvest February 2012
Method Of Harvest Machine
Baume At Harvest 13.6º
Fermentation 7 days on skin at 20ºC to 24ºC.
Maturation 8 months 4 year old American barriques.
Bottling January 2013
Alcohol 13.5%
Acid 6.59 g/L
pH 3.42