Charles Wiffen Merlot-Wineseeker
$23.70

Charles Wiffen Merlot

"The Wiffen family have farmed their Marlborough property, St. Clair, since 1907 the vineyard being established in 1980. Our 2015 Merlot is made from Estate grown fruit, the vines planted in 1998. Rich aromas of cassis, plum and vanillin combine with chocolate, dark berry fruits and subtle tannins on the palate, giving a long, dry, yet soft finish."  Winemaker Notes.

Region
  • New Zealand
  • New Zealand - Marlborough
Style
  • Red Wine
Varietal
  • Merlot & Cabernet

Shipping Options / Costs

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Shipping Option Per Box  Cost
Pick up in store All Free
Ship to: Local Wellington Region (*) Up to 12 bottles $2.50
Ship to: Rest of New Zealand Up to 12 bottles $6.00
Ship to: Rural Deliveries Up to 12 bottles Add + $4.50
Ship to: Waiheke Island Up to 12 bottles Add + $12.00
(*) Local Wellington includes Wellington City, Hutt City and Porirua City. 

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Even, dark ruby-red colour with youthful purple hues. This has a light and tightly bound nose with aromas of black berried and curranty fruit melded with a soft and gentle amalgam of black plums, herbs and oak toast. Light-medium bodied and elegantly presented, the palate features a light core of black and red curranty fruit with nuances of plums, herbs and toasty oak. The mouthfeel has modest, fine-grained tannin extraction and fresh acid cut and line providing brightness and vitality. The wine carries to a light, lingering, fine-textured finish of currants and herbs. This is a fresh, light fruited and bodied Merlot with curranty, plum and herb flavours and fine, light grip. Match with beef and lamb dishes and Mediterranean fare over the next 4 years. Hand-picked fruit, fermented to 12.7% alc., the wine aged 7-8 months in 27% new oak. 16.5/20 Feb 2016  Raymond Chan

Reviews

Even, dark ruby-red colour with youthful purple hues. This has a light and tightly bound nose with aromas of black berried and curranty fruit melded with a soft and gentle amalgam of black plums, herbs and oak toast. Light-medium bodied and elegantly presented, the palate features a light core of black and red curranty fruit with nuances of plums, herbs and toasty oak. The mouthfeel has modest, fine-grained tannin extraction and fresh acid cut and line providing brightness and vitality. The wine carries to a light, lingering, fine-textured finish of currants and herbs. This is a fresh, light fruited and bodied Merlot with curranty, plum and herb flavours and fine, light grip. Match with beef and lamb dishes and Mediterranean fare over the next 4 years. Hand-picked fruit, fermented to 12.7% alc., the wine aged 7-8 months in 27% new oak. 16.5/20 Feb 2016  Raymond Chan