Austria

Lower Austria

Merlot

2018

Bottle / 75cl

13.30%

Faber & Köchl Organic Directory 507 Merlot Cuvee  2018

Medium bodied with cherry and wild blackberry notes and a touch of spice

Producer | Maria Faber-Köchl
Country of origin |
Region | Lower Austria, Weinviertel
Grape Variety | ,
With its origins from South-West France, it sis 1 of 6 grapes permitted in the blend of a red bordeaux wine. The name Merlot links to the French blackbird 'Merle', as a reference to the colurof the grape. Medium-full bodied with soft tannins and fleshy cherry and plum notes. Versatile style that pairs with many bold flavours
Bright and fruity, with medium high acidity. A cross between Blaufrankisch and St Laurent and tastes like Pinot Noir. Pairs well with barbecued and roasted flavours
Vintage | 2018
Size | Bottle / 75cl
ABV | 13.30%
Allergens | Sulphites
Style |
A wine that is over 13.5% alcohol with more complex flavours and a richer mouthfeel. Factors such as climate, grape variety, ageing in the winery, residual sugar level and alcohol level affect the fullness of flavour and will be good clues to look out for. A full-bodied wine would the equivalent to blue-top whole fat milk. Knowing your preference towards a light bodied wine vs a full-bodied wine can help you to find a wine you’ll enjoy. If you enjoy full-bodied wines with bold intensity, look out for these grape varieties; whites with 3+ years ageing, for the reds Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Mavrud

Price £19.79

Quantity Price
1 - 5 £19.79
6 - 11 £18.80
12+ £17.81
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Description

This wine is bursting with cherry and wild blackberry notes with a soft clove spiciness on the palate and round tannins. The Zweigelt and Merlot were hand-picked and fermented and matured in large wooden barrels. Balanced, integrated fruit with oak and long length

SPECIFICATIONS

Appearance: Deep ruby red colour.

Nose: Fruity – cherry and blackberry notes.

Palate: Clove on the palate. Rounded tannin.

Serving recommendation: 14°

Food pairing

Barbeque, pizza, pastas, duck, slow cooked pork with wild garlic

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