Merlot

Aurora Varietal Merlot 2012

NAME: AURORA VARIETAL MERLOT 2012

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Bright ruby-red

AROMAS:  Fresh ripe plum and red berry fruit

TASTE:  Plenty of soft red berry fruit and gentle tannins; unoaked and light-medium bodied

FOOD PAIRING: Ideal with pizza, pasta, sausages, grilled meats or lightly flavoured cheeses

OVERALL:  Super everyday drinking Merlot, suitable for all occasions

£ 9.00 / bottle  ( £ 54.00 / case x 6 )


Pizzato DNA99 Merlot 2008

NAME: PIZZATO DNA’99 MERLOT 2008

ABV: 13.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep garnet red

AROMAS: Ripe red berry fruit with notes of coffee, cacao and vanilla

TASTE:  Rich concentration of red fruits with dried plum and some spiciness. Full bodied; elegant and supple, with soft tannins and a very long finish

FOOD PAIRING: Decant, then serve with either steak, roasts or strong cheeses

OVERALL:  Pizzato’s flagship wine, produced only in the best vintages, and arguably the finest red produced in Brazil

£ 45.00 / bottle  ( £ 270.00 / case x 6 )


Fausto Merlot 2013

NAME: FAUSTO MERLOT 2013

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Deep garnet red

AROMAS: Ripe red berry fruits with some ‘leatheriness’ from barrel ageing

TASTE:  Lovely concentration of damson and plum fruit with traces of licorice or spice. Also some earthy, savoury notes. Dry with soft tannins, wine will benefit from opening in advance!

FOOD PAIRING: Try with pizza, pasta, risottos, lighter meat dishes and mild cheeses

OVERALL:  A versatile all-rounder, drink by the glass or match with dishes above

£ 14.00 / bottle  ( £ 84.00 / case x 6 )