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RegionNSW
WinemakerRussell Cody
ColourVibrant garnet red with violet hues.
AromaLifted perfume of dark forest fruits and with hints of vanilla and cassis.
PalateForward fruit of blood plums and black cherry combine with sweet oak flavours. A round fleshy palate with sweet spices and fruit, silky tannins provides a layered flavoursome finish.
Growing ConditionsA wet Winter and warm Spring/Summer providing optimal conditions for ripening. This resulted in great colour, aromatics and ripe fruit characters all balanced by a superb tannin structure.
Vinification/MaturationFermented in automated stainless steel fermenters for a period of 5 days with pump overs occurring up to 6 times daily. Once the desired tannin profile was reached the must was then pressed off and rack onto premium French oak and allowed to mature for a period of 6 months. The wine was then blended and fined before being filtered for bottling.
Alcohol/Vol14%
pH3.59pH
Acidity (TA)5.6 g/L
Bottles per Case6
Peak DrinkingDrink now or can be cellared for up to 5 years
Tasting Noteshttp://tasting-notes.mcwilliamscellar.com.au.s3.amazonaws.com/mcwilliams-au/2017-Hanwood-Estate-Merlot.pdf

Hanwood Estate wines have had a reputation for outstanding value since 1970. Awarded 24 Trophies, 94 Gold & 241 Silver medals since 1981. This range allows for the adventurous and bargain hunters to be satisfied with exceptional wines with great quality and personality.

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 27 x 18 x 35 cm

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