Irvine Grand Merlot 2017

Irvine Grand Merlot 2017

Irvine Grand Merlot 2017

Regular price $87.00

The Irvine Grand Merlot 2017 is an embodiment of elegance and craftsmanship, inviting us to savor the exceptional character of this Merlot varietal. 

Tasting Note - Irvine Grand Merlot 2017:

Appearance: In the glass, the Irvine Grand Merlot 2017 exhibits a deep and inviting ruby red hue, hinting at the richness within.

Aroma: On the nose, this Merlot enchants with a bouquet of red fruit, florals, and subtle nuances. Ripe red cherries, plum, and violet aromas mingle with hints of vanilla, oak, and a touch of cedar.

Taste: The palate is a journey through the elegance and structure of Merlot, showcasing the finesse of the 2017 vintage. Layers of red fruit, including succulent cherries and plums, grace the palate, delivering a harmonious and well-balanced character. Silky tannins and balanced acidity create a smooth and inviting mouthfeel.

Finish: The finish is a testament to the wine's quality, leaving behind a lingering impression of red berries, subtle oak, and a hint of dark chocolate.

Food Pairing:

  1. Cape Grim Steak Tartare with Spiced Egg Emulsion (Wineology): Elevate your dining experience by pairing the Irvine Grand Merlot 2017 with Cape Grim steak tartare from Wineology, served with spiced egg emulsion. The wine's structure complements the dish's richness, creating an unforgettable combination.

  2. Charred Broccolini with Stracciatella (Wineology): Embrace the wine's versatility with charred broccolini from Wineology, featuring stracciatella cheese. The Merlot's vibrant acidity harmonizes with the dish's freshness, resulting in a delightful pairing.

Indulge in the Irvine Grand Merlot 2017, a wine that showcases the elegance of Merlot and the excellence of the Eden Valley terroir, while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Silky, smooth, strong. Lovers of bold Shirazes will appreciate this Merlot.

Country: Australia | Region: Eden Valley

Winemaker: Irvine | Vintage: 2017

Style: Red | Variety: Merlot

Primary Flavours: Plum, Blackcurrant, and Liquorice

Acidity: 2.0 | Sweetness: 2.0 | Tannin: 2.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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