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Ormonde Merlot

Ormonde Merlot
Ormonde Merlot
Current Awards: *Top 100 2019 – Grand Cru

Aroma, flavour profile and finish:
The deep ruby colour and sweet aroma of ripe red plums and raspberry with the lingering richness of mocha and chocolate on the palate with a smooth,  well balanced tannin structure.

Food pairing :
Pork belly roast with crispy crackling, a generous serving of red wine reduction and creamy mashed potato

Technical Analysis:
alc 14,79%
rs 3,1 g/l
pH 3,59
ta 5,6g/l

Ageing : 5-15 years
Blend : 100% Merlot

Cellar : Cold soaked for two days before fermentation and followed by maceration on the skin for a further 10 days to achieve maximum colour, flavour and tannin extraction. Aged for 14 months in French oak 65% new barrel.

Date of harvest: March 2015
Hand-picked  in the early morning from dry land vineyards.
The constant gentle breeze from the cool Atlantic Ocean a mere 6km away with sufficient warmth from the sun through midday allowing for optimum slow ripening conditions for intense red fruit flavours and vibrant red colour.
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