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Wakefield Merlot 2015 Wine Review

Wakefield Merlot 2015

Wakefield Merlot 2015

Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Wakefield Winery

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Juicy and fleshy with purple and black plum aromas on this vibrant Australian red wine, with lots of mouth-watering acidity for food. Although the Merlot grape is grown in many regions around the world, the signature here in the glass is definitely Australian. Smooth and full-bodied. Terrific price! Attractive smoke and dark fruit on the finish. Perfect for pizza!

Merlot food pairings: grilled steak, pan-roasted beef filet and rösti potatoes, cheeseburgers, bitter-sweet chocolate, turkey.

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This Wakefield Merlot 2015 was reviewed on May 15, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Stunning wine for under $20. This wine features crushed black plum and black cherry and tar, with elevated notes of bay leaf, black briar and sage. Lots going on here. 91 Points. (ottawawinejournal.com)
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A straightforward Merlot from Australia offering plum and mint aromas. Nice richness to the fruit, medium level of acidity and a softer level of oak treatment.
This a cool climate Clare Valley Merlot from famed producer, Wakefield. Such good value here. Juicy and fleshy with purple and black plum aromas on this vibrant and smooth Australian red wine, with lots of mouth-watering acidity for food. Drink now or cellar for three years. You like it now but will love it then. - Community Wine Reviews

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