Yangarra Estate Appellation Series Merlot 2001

Merlot from McLaren Vale, Australia

$17.00 $13.99
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Item No. 52789
  • red wine
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

"Young and vibrant now, with a great burst of fresh acidity, but with scads of fruit. Explodes on the palate with waves of sweet cherry, blackberry and plum flavors. Tannins are thick and fancy. This is an ager but it would be a shame to miss the youthful vivacity."
-Wine Enthusiast

Deep aromas of ripe plum and wild berry are distinguished by hints of spicy nutmeg in this lovely wine. On the palate, there is plenty of sweet black fruit, subtly layered with complex spice and toasty oak. Rich and luscious, the wine finishes with an elegant impression of soft tannins and long-lasting flavor.

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Yangarra Estate is as true to its Australian roots as the soil from which its unparalleled flavors are born. Yangarra Estate only selects fruit from the top appellations of Australia, then uses both Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates and Australian innovative winemaking approach to produce varietal wines of inimitable quality.Australian winemaker, Peter Fraser, teamed up with KJWE's...

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Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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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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