The 2010 harvest marks the 8th consecutive vintage of the Rosily Vineyard Merlot. Our focused aim from the outset has been to produce individual wines with intense regional and varietal definition. The 2010 Merlot is an elegant, medium bodied wine displaying red berry, chocolate and plum flavours with hints of snow pea. Subtle oak treatment and soft tannins allow this wine to be enjoyed now or over the next four to five years.
» Tasting Notes
Clear, bright, deep red / purple with a crimson hue.
Fresh red berries and chocolate hints with a subtle savoury component.
Elegant, medium bodied wine displaying red berry, chocolate and plum flavours with hints of snow pea.
Subtle oak treatment and soft tannins allow this wine to be enjoyed now or over the next three to four years.
» Technical Data
3.58 tonnes to the acre
7th and 8th of April
20 months maturation in French oak (30% new)
» Production History
600 cases (average production 504 cases)
» Reviews / Awards
The colour is deep and bright, and it smells intensely of blackberry, with some herbal and jammy high notes. It is smooth and savoury, medium-full bodied and the drying finish carries plenty of grip. A very good Merlot. Now to 2022 - 92 points"
- Huon Hooke, Sydney Morning Herald Good Food, 20/11/12