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Thomson Estate, W&J Clare Valley Merlot

W&J Clare Valley Merlot

1838 was the year Walter Thomson, with wife Jane, arrived in Australia and established a winemaking tradition. Faithful to his approach, our estate grown parcels are carefully tended by our vignerons to create wines of great intensity.

Set in the northern range of the cool and picturesque Clare Valley, the high altitude provides finesse and delicate power to our mature vines.

VARIETY  Merlot, single vineyard

REGION   100% Clare Valley, South Australia

ALCOHOL   13.0%

CELLARING  5-8years

TITRATABLE ACIDITY  5.3g/L

pH  3.5

WINEMAKING

In the northern reaches of South Australia’s cool climate Clare Valley, is our estate grown vineyard near Stanley Flat. Grapes grown during the season are carefully tended on our estate’s 3 hectares of Merlot to express the vineyards fruit in a faithful, regional style.

COLOUR

Rich cherry red in colour with purple hue.

AROMA

Intense aromas of ripe dark berries, floral notes and a hint of cinnamon.

PALATE
Complex black olive and juicy plums are supported by fine oak tannins provide good length for the savoury palate. 

FOOD PAIRING  

Pork with green beans, soft brie or hearty salad.

Vegan friendly.