MCA Edition
2017 Merlot

$29.00 non member price

Out of stock

  • Colour

    Bright purple

  • Nose

    Redcurrant, plums and cherries

  • Palate

    Red berry fruit elegantly framed by sublte oak and fine tannins

  • Source

    Hilltops, NSW

  • Vinification

    Crushed into a static red fermenter for a brief two day cold soak before fermenting and pressed off into both French oak barriques and a 2000L foudre for 12 months

  • Blending


  • Aging

    12 months in new and old French Barriques, and a large format oak foudre

  • Bottling

    8th October, 2018

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Merlot13.5%3-5 years28th March 2017New & Old French3.466.3g/L

2017 was a good vintage in the Hilltops. A vintage typified by, above average winter rains, increases in yields and grapes which had a longer ripening period. The reds of the region are looking gorgeous, especially Merlot, with great colour and fresh varietal fruits.