Gold Medal - New Zealand International Wine Show 2020

4.5 Stars & 91 Points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit
It’s delightfully fruited and inviting on the nose showing sweet plum, blueberry, floral and toasted nut characters. The palate delivers juicy fruit flavours together with beautifully rounded mouthfeel and silky texture, making it very approachable and tasty. At its best: now to 2024.

The Sandpiper range is named after the migratory bird which visits the ThornClarke vineyards annually from the northern hemisphere - something of a reminder of the tenacity and commitment which is required for long term viticulture.

A deep purple colour with rich plum and blackberry aromas, this Merlot is enticing and perfumed in style. Ripe berries and Christmas spice are highlights on the palate. Medium bodied and plush the wine finishes with long, smooth tannin and complex, savoury oak notes.

 

(EUR111013)

Country:

Australia

Region:

Barossa

Variety:

Merlot

Style:

Medium bodied

Winemaker:

Peter Kelly

Closure:

Screwcap

ABV:

13%

Bottle size:

750ml

Fruit:

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Body:

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Tannin:

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Acidity:

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Food Match:

Pizza, Burgers

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