Hidden Gate Barossa Merlot 2017
Full flavoured Barossa reds like this are in big demand for their dense ripe flavour and tremendous longevity. The cherry, spice and blackberry fruit characters in this wine have been enhanced by maturation in new American oak, producing a wine that has plenty of well integrated oak character. It is showing a lot of flavour and potential now but it will be drinking well for many years to come.
Fierte Hawke's Bay Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec 2017
A single-grower wine from the Gimblett Gravels, this was barrique aged, The three classic Bordeaux varieties were fermented and matured separately to allow their individuality to flourish before careful blending. Merlot's trademark fleshiness with Cabernet's tannin and fragrance and Malbec's intense colour.
Caudo Olympiad Merlot 2017
The Caudo wines have become very popular with customers looking for maximum flavour for their wine dollar. Yet again, this vintage delivers true varietal character and smooth drinkability.