Kim Crawford HB Merlot 14%, 750ml
the grapes were crushed in open-top tanks and standard fermenters and inoculated with cultured yeasts selected to enhance varietal expression.
During active fermentation, caps were plunged three times daily with 24 days total maceration on skins. The individual parcels were drained to a mixture of French and American oak barrels and matured for 12 months before final blending.
- Deep ruby with a purple hue.
- An intense nose of ripe plums is complemented by liquorice aromas.
- Rich, dark berry fruit flavours with hints of mocha.
- Fine, soft tannins promote a round texture with a lingering finish.