Kahurangi Estate Merlot 2015

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Distinctive raspberry aromas with a palate full of berry fruit and a soft, lingering fruit driven finish

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Winemaker's Notes

Vineyard - Single vineyard on Edens Road, Brightwater

Soil - Stony alluvial

Vintage Conditions - A cold December and dry Summer resulted in poor flowering and low yields throughout the  Nelson region, however the region had excellent growing conditions through January onwards leading to an early start to harvest. This 2015  harvest with low yields has resulted in excellent wines displaying high fruit concentration, elegance, vibrancy and purity.

Harvest Date - 2015

Fermentation / Maturation  - Initial fermentation in Open fermenters for a few weeks, then matured in Vats with oak staves.

Alcohol -12.5%

Residual Sugar - g/L

Total Acidity - g/L

Cellar - 3-5 years

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