This is a rich, full-bodied, complex wine with concentrated cherry and berry fruit flavours and subtle hints of smoke, pepper, and herbs.
The Oldfield Series Merlot was the first wine to be released under the Oldfield Series tier. Now in its seventh vintage this wine is a must have got Merlot lovers. The 2007 vintage's blend is 92% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Syrah. The varietals were fermented separately in stainless steel tanks prior to being moved into oak barrels. It then spent 18 months in 100% French oak ranging in age from new to two year old. After barrel aging the wine was blended together prior to bottling. It spent 15 months in bottle before its release.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair this wine with pasta with bolognese sauce, veal stuffed sausage, buffalo burgers, or bean based dishes.