Thomson Estate Robinson Road Merlot 2016 (12 x 750mL) SA

1838 was the year Walter Thomson, with wife Jane, arrived in Australia and established a winemaking tradition. Faithful to his approach, our estate grown parcels are carefully tended by our vignerons to create wines of great

intensity. Named after a Merlot vineyard off Robinson Road, and a path leading to a beautiful view over the vines.

Overview

1838 was the year Walter Thomson, with wife Jane, arrived in Australia and established a winemaking tradition. Faithful to his approach, our estate grown parcels are carefully tended by our vignerons to create wines of great

intensity. Named after a Merlot vineyard off Robinson Road, and a path leading to a beautiful view over the vines.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

Intense ripe dark berry fruits with floral notes and a hint of cinnamon spice.

Palate

Complex black olive and juicy plums supported by fine oak for a savoury palate. Smooth and supple, it can be enjoy on its own or with pork, soft cheese and stir fry vegetables.

Vibrant berry fruit flavours with hints of pepper and spice are accompanied by subtle oak. Ideal with red meat, pasta or cheese. Enjoy now or keep for up to 5 years.

Fruit

Merlot is an elegant and soft variety that provides a supple wine of finesse.

Winemaking

The fruit in its natural state called for minimal intervention in the winery. In order to develop the keen tannin structure, then fermented in stainless steel with the influence of French oak for complexity.