Temple Bruer Reserve Merlot 2004 (6 x 750mL), SA.

The fruit used to make this wine was sourced from Temple Bruer’s Certified Organic vineyard in Langhorne Creek which is renowned for making delicate and distinctive Merlot. This wine is full of fresh stone fruit and tannin that is soft and very approachable from aging the wine. In only the best vintages at Temple Bruer is a Reserve Merlot made. Harvesting commenced in late March, and fermentation was finished in 10 days where it was then gently pressed into French oak barrels and aged for 18 months.

Overview

The fruit used to make this wine was sourced from Temple Bruer’s Certified Organic vineyard in Langhorne Creek which is renowned for making delicate and distinctive Merlot. This wine is full of fresh stone fruit and tannin that is soft and very approachable from aging the wine. In only the best vintages at Temple Bruer is a Reserve Merlot made. Harvesting commenced in late March, and fermentation was finished in 10 days where it was then gently pressed into French oak barrels and aged for 18 months.

Region:
SA - Langhorne Creek
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

ColourDeep brick red with crimson hues

AromaBursting with flavours of blackberry and plum lead this wine towards a savory aspect of thyme and green olive all complexed with subtle aged characters of chocolate and butterscotch.

PalateThe palate shows fine-grained, elegant tannins finishing with a hint of earth, coffee and licorice.

Food matchingMediterranean cuisine

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