Thomson Estate, Robinson Road Merlot
Robinson Road Merlot
Named after a Merlot vineyard off Robinson Road, and a path leading to a beautiful view over the vines.
Vibrant berry fruit flavours with hints of pepper and spice are accompanied by subtle oak. Ideal with red meat, pasta or cheese.
Enjoy now or keep for up to 5 years.
Closure Screw cap
Region South Australia
Merlot is an elegant and soft variety that provides a supple wine of finesse. The 2017 Vintage was slightly later in starting than usual, only commencing in the last week in February. Cooler conditions allowed this Vintage to Finish with Balanced Quality and respectful yields.
Harvest at optimum timing capturing full fruit potential.
Fermented on skins for 10 days and carefully monitored to allow a fermenting regime of 24 to 28 degrees. Seasoned, house select French oak is used in the maturation of this smooth well-balanced Merlot. during Malolactic.
Colour Vibrant cardinal red with magenta hues
Bouquet The Bouquet exhibits blueberries violet, and gentle thyme notes
Palate Well-structured palate of black berries and cherries, filling the mouth with full bodied, velvety layered tannins.
Food Pairings Roasted pork loin rubbed in rosemary & Garlic paste. Pan seared Duck breast with blueberry sauce.