2017 Reserve Orange Merlot
Vintage | Cool, slow ripening, picked early April.
Vineyard | Cool climate, high altitude vineyards of Orange, NSW
Bouquet | Dark cherry, spiced plum and red berries.
Palate | Dried herbs and fruitcake with soft tannins.
Alcohol | 14.5%
Cellaring | 5+ years, keep away from strong light, at a cool, constant temperature <15°.
Winemaking | Phenological ripeness at higher sugar levels, cold soaked, fermented on skins for 7 days, immense depth of colour.
Gold Medal | Top Gold & 95 Points - Cowra Wine Show 2018
Gold Medal - New South Wales Wine Awards 2018
Silver Medal & 92 Points - Australian Highlands Wine Show 2018
Silver Medal - Rutherglen Wine Show 2018
Bronze Medal - Orange Wine Show 2018
Bronze Medal - Australian Cool Climate Wine Show 2018