Jacobs Creek Merlot 75cl
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£6.50 per 75cl
Enjoy with your favourite pasta or semi-hard cheeses like Edam.
Tasting Notes: Velvety and spicy with red currant, black cherry, and fresh mulberry.
Jacobs Creek have been creating quality wines that express the true character of Australia since 1847.
Winemaking at our place has been a tradition since 1847 when Johann Gramp planted his first vineyard on the banks of Jacob's Creek.
This fresh and contemporary Merlot is a medium weight wine with ripe plum and berry fruit flavours together with soft grape and oak tannins.
At our place we all enjoy it with pasta, pizza and cheese.
Premium red wine from South Eastern Australia, perfect for dinner parties or everyday
- Brands: Jacobs
Medium ruby purple. Fresh mulberry, spicy cherry and currant fruit aromas, with subtle and well-integrated cedary vanilla oak notes adding richness and complexity. A medium bodied wine displaying true varietal Merlot characters of cherry fruit flavours and a soft, fleshy mid palate, rounded out by balanced acidity and fine, silky tannins to finish.
Enjoy it with pasta, pizza and cheese.
Jacob's Creek Wines
Pernod Ricard UK
Jacob's Creek winemaking tradition dates back to 1847 when Johann Gramp planted his first vineyard on the banks of Jacob's Creek
Good winter rains were recorded across all grape growing regions throughout south eastern Australia during winter prior to the 2010 growing season. Ideal cool to mild weather was observed during early spring. This, together with excellent soil moisture profiles, promoted healthy vine canopy development. A period of very warm windy weather was encountered during mid November which impacted on fruit set and resulted in slightly below average yields. Warm to hot weather conditions were encountered early in the season across all viticultural regions, but this was followed by milder weather from early February through to late March as the harvest progressed, creating near-perfect conditions for ripening and producing sound fruit with bright, fresh varietal flavours, vibrant colours and rich yet soft tannins.
Parcels of Merlot grapes were sourced from our premium vineyards and were identified during regular vineyard inspections by our winemakers, who sought concentration of flavour and soft, sweet tannin profiles, perfectly suited to Jacob's Creek Merlot. Strategies such as the inclusion of a proportion of whole berries in some ferments at crushing, and the use of gentle pump-overs and rack and returns specifically tailored for each individual ferment, were employed so as to liberate attractive berry flavours, vibrant colour and ripe tannins. Only those parcels showing these characters were selected for the final blend. The aim was to produce a fresh and approachable wine with distinctive varietal Merlot fruit characteristics of soft tannin structure with rounded mid palate.
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Pernod Ricard UK,
Building 12 Chiswick Park,
566 Chiswick High Road,
Country of Origin
Barossa Valley Way,
5352, South Australia,
Full Product Name:
Merlot - Red Australian Wine
Alcohol By Volume: 13.8%
Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
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