Little Penguin Merlot 2005

Merlot from Australia

$8.99
Item No. 84994
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Bright red color. Fleshy ripe strawberries and juicy blueberries entice the palate into a meandering river of black fruits and spice. The palate is soft and stylish with wonderfully ripe sweet Merlot fruit, leading to a full-flavored, sweet persistent finish.

Will complement hard cheeses, BBQ tri tip and Asian cuisine.

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Learn About Little Penguin

Like the charming and approachable seabird on the label, the Little Penguin wines are appropriate for any occasion. From a party with the whole colony to a quiet night in the burrow. the Little Penguin enjoys nothing more than socializing and foraging for delicacies. Consider yourself invited to do the same with these delightful new South Eastern Australian wines.

Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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