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Vineyard & Winery
633 Carapooee Rd
Carapooee Vic 3478
Postal:
633 Carapooee Rd
Carapooee Vic 3478

T: 61 3 5496 3220
F: 61 3 8610 1621
E:talktous@berrysbridge.com.au

Cellar door open
by appointment only.

 


2000 Merlot

Dark, deep red colour, intense flavours and amazing tannin structure, driven by low yielding fruit (1 tonne to the acre) and French oak. This wine needs more time in the bottle to settle down. Wonderful palate length with rich complex savoury flavours and hints of mint and mulberries.

Viticultural Data

Location: Undulating foothills of the northern slopes of Pyrenees ranges in the state of Victoria, Australia
Vineyard altitude: 200 metres  (656 feet)
Average rainfall per year: 510 mm  (20 inches)
Rainfall for this growing season: 191.25 mm  (7.5 inches)
Soil Type: Red duplex red brown clays to 2 m depth
Budburst: 9th September 1999
Flowering: November 1999
Veraison: 21s January 2000
Harvest: 29th March 2000
Bottled: September 2001
Alcohol:  14 % vol