Paringa Merlot 2007

Merlot from South Australia, Australia

Price: $10.99 $8.69
Save $2.30 (21%)
Item No. 96815
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS87

Winemaker's Notes

Firebrick red color apparent throughout continues to the rim of the glass. Succulent raspberry and plum aromas originate initially from the glass, with an underlying violet perfume and a slight toasty spice generated from oak maturation. Soft red fruit aromas of the nose are apparent on the palate providing a perceived sweetness, while a subtle acidity and ripe tannins derived from gentle maceration produce a moderate bodied wine and a delicate lingering finish.

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MF - Chicago, IL (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Great and affordable Merlot from Australia. Opens up quickly, was enjoyed by all.
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Learn About Paringa Map ItMap It

Alan Robb Hickinbotham (David's grandfather) became a founder of the Australian wine industry almost by accident. In May of 1936, Hickinbotham established the Roseworthy Oenology course with the intent of furthering winemaking by instructing viticulturalists to use scientific research to produce better wine. David eventually purchased 300 acres of prime vineyard land in McLaren...

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Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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