Hugh Hamilton The Ratbag Merlot 2008 Wine Review

Hugh Hamilton The Ratbag Merlot 2008
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 59972

Price: $22.95
Alcohol: 15%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Hugh Hamilton
Agent: Vinexx
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Ratbag is Aussie slang for a rogue, a cunning person, a non-conformist – in short, a real character. Quite a character himself, winemaker Hugh Hamilton lets his vineyards speak for themselves and tries to interfere as little as possible with the naturally ebullient and fruity character of this Merlot. We’re sure you’ll agree that this Ratbag is a charmer! Enjoy this winning wine. My note: Juicy, generous and it keeps on delivering on the palate! Fleshy ripe plums and berries. Supple and full-bodied, very purple plum and blueberry.

Merlot food pairings: barbecued chicken, gourmet burgers.

This was reviewed June 12, 2010 by
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