Merlot 2019

merlot 19 websiteTasting Notes

An approachable and easy drinking wine. Ripe plums complimented by American & French oak.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Merlot

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: April 2019
  • Bottling Date: May 2020
  • Release Date: August 2021

Wine Notes

Winemaker Notes: This wine was fermented in open top fermenters. The wine was matured in Flextank barrels with French & American oak additives.

Viticulture Notes: Grapes were harvested from Hamish Jackson’s vineyard in Brunton Road

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 12.4%
  • Residual Sugar: <2 g/l
  • Total Acidity: 5.9
  • ph: 3.52.

Cellaring

3-4 years (maybe more)

Awards

Bronze, NZ International Wine Show