Granite Hills Merlot 2016 Macedon Ranges VIC


SKU: 049B Category: Product ID: 2314


This family owned vineyard and winery is situated on the north eastern aspect of the Macedon ranges wine region, 85 km north of Melbourne in the state of Victoria, AUSTRALIA. Perched atop the spectacular boulder strewn hills of the Great Dividing Range at an altitude 550 meters, the view over Granite Hills vineyard and of central Victoria beyond, immediately gives you the impression of something quite special. Trail blazers of viticulture and winemaking in what is statistically Australia’s coolest wine region, Granite Hills has celebrated success way beyond its size, winning more than 500 awards in Australian and International competitions.

A blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. Deep dark red colour with black tinged edges and a brick red hue. Nosing exhibits ripe red currant and mulberry scents followed by earthy tobacco notes and spicy cedar. Medium bodied the palate has a supple mouthfeel with fleshy flavours of ripe red currant and cherry melding into earth, vanillin cedar and spice followed by some distant leather characters. Fine grained, velvet like characters. Aftertaste of ripe red currants and cherries, earthy vanillin cedar and spicy leather.


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