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Wakefield Merlot 2016 Wine Review

Wakefield Merlot 2016

Wakefield Merlot 2016

Clare Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Wakefield

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Loads of flavour that almost jumps from the glass in the robust Merlot. 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 2016 was reviewed on November 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Delicious dark berry aromas and a yummy palate that explodes with fruit, sweet spice and vanilla. Velvety smooth tannins and balanced acidity. An excellent choice for roast pork. Great value in this multi award-winning Australian Merlot.
Tasted Nov. 2017
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. This vintage was the recipient of a Gold Medal at the 2017 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition. Pair with a crown roast of pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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