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Hollick Sparkling Merlot Scutella Wines

Hollick Sparkling Merlot

Merlot
Coonawarra, South Australia
Vegan Wine ✓

This wine is made from 100% Merlot grapes from the Hollick Coonawarra vineyard. Made by Hollick since 1992, it continues its reputation as a wine for every celebratory occasion.

The 2021 vintage in Coonawarra was high cropping of great quality fruit. Vibrant colour in red wines are a stand out for this vintage.

The fruit for the 2021 Sparkling Merlot was carefully selected ensuring quality. Primary fermentation was conducted onsite in stainless steel. Secondary fermentation was completed in stainless steel pressure vessel and then bottled. This has produced a fine persistent bead, lifting the palate of bright red fruits.

CHF28.00

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Wine Description

The Hollick Sparkling Merlot is a twist on Australia’s unique sparkling red wine category, which tends to be dominated by Shiraz. Utilising this classic grape from its Coonawarra vineyards in a new way has made it evident that Merlot lends itself ideally to wines of this style. Intense fruit flavours and soft structure carry through its secondary fermentation, creating a thoroughly appealing sparkling red wine. The base wine for the Hollick Sparkling Merlot is fermented as usual for dry red wine, and matured in two year-old French and American oak for eighteen months prior to re-fermentation. The resultant wine is liquered to a predetermined sweetness upon final packaging, and is recommended for further bottle maturation.

Appearance
A vibrant cherry red

Nose
Red cherry, vanilla, cranberry, raspberries

Palate
Soft and luscious flavours of fresh cranberries, raspberries and yellow plums. Complimented by a lingering finish of raspberry and currant characters.

Growing Conditions
Various seasons

Harvest
Various

Bottling
December 2021

Alcohol label %: 14 | pH: 3.37 | Acidity Tartaric (TA): 5.4g/l | Serving Temperature (°C): 12.0

Shipping & Delivery

Delivery is free for any orders over CHF 250, otherwise we charge a flat rate of CHF 14. There is also free pickup available from our store in Adliswil, Switzerland.

Please note that orders must be made in quantity intervals of 6 (e.g. 6, 12, 18…). This can comprise of any individual wines available in our store.

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