Block Nine South Australian Merlot 2012
Bright Crimson with purple hues.
The aroma displays lifted fresh berry fruits including dark cherry and plum with a hint of oak.
Medium to full body with complexed flavours of juicy ripe cherries and plums with a hint of spice leading to a soft velvety finish.
Now to 9 years.
Curtis Family Vineyards sources fruit from a combination of owned vineyards and premium McLaren Vale growers. The blend of individual vineyard and sub-regional characteristics is the key to the resulting style. Sub regions are Blewitt Springs, McLaren Flat, Willunga and McLaren Vale.
Wine was matured in oak barrels, ranging from new to 2 year oak. with a mixture of French and American oak.