Wild Rock Gravel Pit Merlot Malbec


Deep vibrant colour. Fresh aromas of blackcurrant and blackberry with floral notes and some subtle oak. The palate is smooth and rounded with rich ripe fruit nicely coated with some fine dusty tannin. The wine has a long refreshing finish.

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WILD ROCK: The best vineyards, sustainably grown, talented people, the most pristine environment in the world.
GRAVEL PIT RED: Gravelly land once destined for mining. Now our famous red wine vineyard.
PLACE: Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District.
WINE: Merlot and Malbec with a touch of the Cabernets.
FLAVOUR: Rich dark black fruits and spice, hint of cocoa.

Variety 62% Merlot, 35% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc

Harvest Data Brix 23.1 average Production Level 53 hl/ha average Hand Harvested 5%

Winemaking Whole Bunch 0% Destemmed 100% Fermentation Vessel Stainless steel Barrel Type French Barriques New Barrel % 17% Maturation 13 months Fining Yes Filtration Yes Bottled Oct-11

Wine Analysis Alcohol 13.19% Residual Sugar <2 g/l pH 3.70 Acidity 5.4g/l

Food Match Beef

Cellaring 5-7 years


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