Our Wines

Deakin Estate Merlot
Download Tasting Notes (PDF) » 2016   |   2015   |   2014   |   2013   |   2012   |   2010  
Style: Smooth, soft, juicy
Taste: Ripe cherry, plum, hints of fruit cake and chocolate
Drink with: Slow cooked lamb, beef pie, pasta
WINEMAKER
Frank Newman

REGION
Murray Darling

HARVEST
Late February 2016
GRAPE VARIETY
Merlot

ANALYTICAL DETAILS
Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3.36
Acidity: 5.7 g/L
RS: <2.0 g/L

Awards


2013
» Bronze, 2014 Japan Wine Challenge

2010
» Silver, 2012 Royal Perth Wine Show
» Silver, 2012 Wrest Point Hobart Wine Show
» Bronze, 2013 Royal Sydney Wine Show
» Bronze, 2012 Riverina Wine Show
» Bronze, 2012 Royal Queensland Wine Show

2006
» Bronze, 2006 International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, 2009 Cellars of the World International, Canada

Press Reviews for Merlot:


2015
Matthew Jukes, www.matthewjukes.com

2014
Jeremy Oliver, The Australian Wine Annual 2016

2013
James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion 2016, 1st August 2015

2012
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front, 1 September 2014

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2015, 30 July 2014

Tony Love, Sunday Herald Sun, 29 December 2013

Tony Love, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraphy & Courier Mail, 5 November 2013

Jeremy Oliver, Wine Annual 2014

Maitland Mercury, 28 August 2013

Huon Hooke, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 August 2013

Have-a-Go News Perth, 1 July 2013

Ray Jordan, West Australian, 30 May 2013

Ben Thomas, The Weekly Review, 12 June 2013

Illawarra Mercury, 18 May 2013

Sunday Examiner, 19 May 2013

Ian MacTavish, Better Homes and Gardens, August 2013

@winsordobbin, Twitter, 12th May 2013

2010
James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2014, 26 July 2013

Winestate, October 2012

Ross Noble, The Courier, 14th May 2012