Geoff Merrill Wickham Park Merlot 2007 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

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Overview

The 2007 Vintage was affected by of one of the worst droughts seen for a very long time. Consequently yields were down dramatically, in some cases, so low it was not worth picking. This has had the effect of concentrating and altering the fruit flavours to what we normally see.

There are some exciting wines in our cellar from 2007, and this wine is no exception.

Region:
SA - McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

The colour is a dark red with brick red hues.

Aroma

The aroma is a complex blend of interesting characters such as mulberry, blackberry, rhubarb, fruit cake and earthiness with some hints of leather and meatiness thanks to some time in oak and bottle prior to release.

Palate

The palate is quite tightly structured and shows some great fleshy fruit on the mid palate. Flavours of red berry fruits, rhubarb pie and nutty, cedary oak fill the mouth which tapers gently to a long clean finish.

Vintage
2007
Region
SA - McLaren Vale
Grape Style
Merlot
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14.5%

Winery Profile

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Having gained a reputation as a maker of innovative and elegant wines Geoff established his own business in 1980 and quickly achieved significant success in both Australian and International wine shows.

As a leading personality in the emerging Australian wine industry, Geoff also established a high profile internationally, most recently as consulting winemaker in Italy making wines for the UK market and as a respected judge at Australian and International wine shows.

Geoff Merrill's wines have been successful at Australian and International wine shows, including the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy at the 2005 Melbourne wine show. Since 1980 Geoff Merrill Wines have won 29 Trophies, 143 Gold , 373 Silver and 1181 Bronze medals.

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