A really interesting, different style of Merlot for Australia. Bramble and black pepper accent berry fruit on the nose, and the palate has focused, taut berries with a claylike mouthfeel. Imported by Southland Wines.
Get past the Sweet Tart-y aromas and you’ll be knee-deep in juicy berry flavors and an ample helping of accenting toast. Pleasing and forward; meant to be drunk over the near term. Imported by Southland Wines.
Though there are pretty tones of vanilla, grass and cream throughout, this Chard is a little clumsy and without the acidity it needs. Brighter flashes of citrus and mineral come through on the finish.