Spend $200 & get free delivery to most of Australia
Click here for all Australian freight rates
- Melbourne 1-2 working days
- Sydney 1-2 working days
- Brisbane 3-4 working days
- Adelaide 4-5 working days
- Perth 5-10 working days
For express service, call 1800 069 295 for a quote.
International deliveries click here We cannot ship to all countries.
There are currently no reviews for this product.
2001 Nicholson River Winery Merlot
Subscribe to stock alerts
Please enter your email address to receive stock alerts for this product:
- Cellar 3 - 4 years (2008-2009)
- ABV 13.5%
- Closure: Cork
Merlot in Australia seems to lack definition, with the only common attribute amongst all the producers being its soft tannin structure, yet in other parts of the world Merlot has a definitive style with Chateau Petrus being the classic example. KEN ECKERSLEY has turned the tables and produced a Merlot with its own quite definitive flavour profile and style.
Deep brick red colour with deep brick red hue, the wine is showing sign of bottle development. The nose displays a touch of 'funk' giving the wine its sense of individuality and expression. Aroma of spice, cedar, violets, leather, truffle and mulberry fill the nose, with a delightful counterpoint between the fruit and truffle/earth. The palate continues the juxtaposition of flavours, adding complexity to the wine. Flavours of spice, mulberry, earth and leather evolve with hints of cedar and truffle. Velvet smooth tannins, with very long aftertaste which continues to express the juxtaposing flavour characteristics of this wine.
Cellar 3-4 years (2008-2009)