Whalehaven Merlot 2014 - 6 X 750ml

Whalehaven Merlot 2014 - 6 X 750ml

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ACCOLADES

Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2018 - Silver

Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020 - 94 points

DESCRIPTION

A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multi-layered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.

VARIETIES

100% Merlot

ORIGIN

Wine of Origin Coastal Region

VINIFICATION

Following two days of cold maceration on skins, fermentation was completed reaching temperatures of 25 °C – 28 °C.

Malo-lactic took place in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves.

The wine was then matured for approximately 14 months in small French oak barrels, 33% in 1st new oak and 67% in 2nd and 3rd fill.

DATE OF BOTTLING

3rd February 2016

ANALYSIS

pH 3.79

Total acidity 4.5g/L

Residual sugar 2.4g/L

Alcohol 15%
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