2016 Norfolk Rise Merlot

Region:Mount Benson , SA

Style:Medium Bodied

Producer:Norfolk Rise

Quick Overview

Highly quaffable Merlot with some backbone.

RRP $15.00


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Great value Merlot here from the team at Norfolk Rise. This is a juicy and medium bodied version of the variety. Often maligned for its lack of structure and washy feel, here winemaker Dan Berrigan manages to give Merlot a spine, some tannin to frame the succulent fruit from their coastal vineyard. For under $20, this is a great buy. The perfect BBQ red at a guilt-free price.

What it Tastes Like

Nice varietal perfume here. Plums, red currants, tomato leaf and olive tapenade. Fuit is squeaky clean with a fresh lift through the mouth. Bell-clear plummy flavours ringed by chalky tannin. Finishes tight and fairly long. Juicy style with a bit of structure. Nice one.


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