The Scooter is a charming wine with delicate sweet berry fruit, fine integrated tannins and a beautiful long finish. The perfect wine to relax with. Named after Sparky's scooter-racing years, when he would race 30 kilometres on a big-tire scooter.
The grapes were grown on the Gemtree vineyard in McLaren Vale.
Pairs with chicken, veal, quail, mussels, quiche, frittata, duck, cheese.
"Matured in 82% American oak and 18% French, 33% new, the 2009 The Scooter Merlot has a deep garnet-purple color and pronounced warm plum, clove and cinnamon aromas. The ultra full-bodied palate is a very rich, dense powerhouse with a medium level of ripe velvety tannins, crisp acid and a long spice-cake finish that’s slightly hot (17% declared alcohol). Drink it now to 2015."
The Wine Advocate