- 5 Star Halliday-rated winery
- From the cool climate Adelaide Hills
- Silky sweet cherry flavour
Bird In Hand Blackbird Merlot 2013 x12
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Enjoy with grilled lamb cutlets with rosemary marinade and crispy baked potatoes.
Matured in 2nd use French oak.
Deep ruby red with crimson hues.
Lifted aromas of berries, plum, cassis, pepper and some light toasty oak notes.
This Merlot has a silky mouthfeel with sweet cherry, strawberry and lifted plum fruit flavours integrating with skilful oak usage.
In 1997, Andrew Nugent planted vineyards and an olive grove on 100 acres on Bird in Hand Road, Woodside. The road itself was named after the "Bird in Hand" gold mine that operated in the district in the 1850s. Four hundred metres above sea level, the vineyards face north and boast deep, well drained red earth, formed from metamorphic rock. Bird in Hand enjoys local and international recognition from lovers of exceptional wine through to wine collectors and judges, including one of our most recent awards: "World's Best Shiraz" for Nest Egg Shiraz 2010. Each accolade is a reflection of the expertise, deliberation, and passion that go into creating each Bird in Hand wine.
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