Hollick Sparkling Merlot 2009 (6 x 750mL), Coonawarra, 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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$149.94 per pack
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Generously fruity with a predominance of berries and plums. The palate is further enhanced by underlying flavours of dusty oak and soft tannins

SA - Coonawarra
South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


Vibrant purple with an explosion of bubbles, this wine will develop brick red hues with bottle maturation.


Clean and fresh aromas of ripe mulberries are enhanced by dark chocolate notes.


Generously fruity with a predominance of berries and plums. The palate is further enhanced by underlying flavours of dusty oak and soft tannins.

Cellaring Potential

Cellar for 5 years or more to experience the rich fruitcake character of aged Sparkling Merlot.

Food Matching

Served chilled, the 2009 Hollick Sparkling Merlot is perfect for any celebration. A great wine to share with friends (with or without food) at any time of the day. Try it for breakfast with Eggs Benedict or with chorizo & bocconcini bruschetta.

Try it as an aperitif, serve it for brunch or team it with Glazed Ham and roasted Mediterranean vegetables for Christmas dinner.


The fruit for the 2009 sparkling merlot was picked, crushed and then fermented on skins for six days in stainless steel tanks. This base wine was then matured in a mixture of French and American oak for eighteen months. The secondary fermentation which changes the wine from still to sparkling, has produced a fine persistent bead, which is fresh and fruity.

SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Sparkling Red
Closure Type
Crown Seal closure

Winery Profile

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The Hollick winery, cellar door and restaurant complex is established on "Neilson's Block", one of the original John Riddoch Coonawarra selections in the cool South East corner of South Australia.

Driven by quality and a hands-on approach, Hollick wines are made from three core vineyards. Neilson's Block, planted by Ian and Wendy in 1975, the nearby Wilgha vineyard, purchased in 1987 and the Red Ridge vineyard developed in 1998 at Wrattonbully, giving Hollick over 200 acres of vineyard in total. Eighty percent is planted to red varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese and Petit Verdot. The balance of the vineyards are planted to the white varieties of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

A historic cottage, which was restored by Ian and Wendy in 1983 is a feature of the entrance to the winery. Heritage listed and built in 1860, it was the birthplace of famous lyric poet John Shaw Neilson and was the original cellar door.

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