Preece Merlot 2008

Product code: 14PRE5B2008

Bright blackcurrant and blueberry fruits with subtle hints of beetroot, mushroom and cedary oak. On the palate there's intense purple berry flavours with hints of apple and rhubarb.

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:Victoria
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Residual sugar:4.3 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot
  • Closure:Screwcap

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 7

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Production information

Producer: Preece

Preece is a range of wines made by the Mitchelton winery in Central Victoria, which commemorates Mitchelton’s first winemaker Colin Preece. Preece keep it nice and easy: popular varietals, elegant wines and a fresh approach to ensure any one can enjoy Preece wines anywhere and at any time. All the grapes are sourced from cooler climate sites in Victoria with the expressed aim of making wines that retain a natural elegance and purity of flavour.

Production note

Fermentation was temperature controlled (20-28°C) with regular mixing to ensure full colour and flavour extraction from the skins. Oak maturation involved 2-5 year old French and American oak for 13 months. Of this blend, 30% was matured in stainless steel to retain the fruits fresh aromatics and vibrancy.

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