2018 Desert Hills Merlot
The 2018 merlot leads the way for our 2021 releases, showing the new direction and philosophy of sustainable and organic farming.
Layered notes of raspberries, red currants, and cherries fill the mouth leading to rich flavours of bacon fat, olive tapenade and earth. This full bodied beauty has generous tannin with a finish that goes on and on forever...
Vineyard Origin: Terrace, 3 Boys, Eagles Nest
Gravel and Sandy loam from Kaleden, with a small portion from our Black Sage Bench vineyards.
Double Geneva Curtain trellising system, hand harvested.
Whole berry fermentation, Eagles Nest portion fermented whole cluster, daily punchdowns and pumpovers
20 months in 10% New French Oak
Bright notes of strawberries, raspberries, red currants, and candied cherries fill the mouth with rich flavours of bacon fat, olive tapinade and earth leading to a full bodied, medium plus tannin wine with a finish that goes on forever...