1 x Case (6 bottles) of Marklew Merlot 2016
Barrel maturation: 18 months in predominately 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill barrels. Malolactic fermentation is completed in barrels. 95% French oak, 5% American oak.
This wine shows a great depth in colour that creates an expectation for what is to follow. The full ripe berries on the nose are merely the beginning. There are loads of flavours on the mid pallet that range from cherries to cinnamon buns. The luscious ripe tannins contribute the weight of the wine and create a dark Chocolate finish.
Merlot 2016 is elegant and drinking well now but will improve with bottle age for between 3-5 years.
Food Pairing: the structure of the wine will compliment various meats such as steak, venison and veal. The wine is also a great partner for Curries and stew dishes.
Gold – Gold wine awards 2018
Alcohol: 13.58 %
Residual Sugar: 3.0g/l
Total Acidity: 6.8g/l