Label Shaw Winemakers Selection Merlot.
Colour Crimson red in colour.
Nose Intense varietal aromas of spice and berries.
Palate Rounded palate of ripe plum and blackberries. Well balanced acidity with a hint of oak.

VINIFICATION:

Much of the unique character of this wine is developed in the vineyard, low yielding spur-pruned vines with fruit harvested in the cool of the night to ensure fruit is delivered at temperatures less than 20 degrees.

ANALYSIS:

Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.59
Sugar: 1.2 grams/L

WINEMAKERS COMMENTS:

Fermentation is on skins in open top fermenters with subsequent maturation in predominately French oak barrels prior to bottling. All the fruit is sourced solely from Shaw Vineyard Estate’s Murrumbateman vineyard, an area renowned for production of premium cool climate wines. Stelvin closures are used for freshness and to ensure long term quality.

FOOD MATCH:

Light meats such as duck, quail and veal, and pasta dishes.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Cellaring 7 years.

DELIVERY:

Deliveries to capital cities is 48 to 72 hours. Outlying areas a bit longer. For more expediency call me and I’ll sort it.

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