Riddoch Coonawarra Merlot 2015

As the name suggests….this is from Coonawarra. An exclusive for Woolworth’s BWS stores. Made by Neil Doddridge.

Riddoch, Merlot, Coonawarra, 2015

The embossed mustache on the visage of ol’ John Riddoch (founder of the Coonawarra region) is pretty impressive: He would definitely be straining his soup with it. Baked prune, blackcurrant, high spirit aromas, light chocolate and some hazelnut: All in all, some blunt aromas. The body is slight  with bitter prunes, dark chocolate, sour tannins and a hot, somewhat salty finish.  Better examples around, even at the price.

RRP: $20
Alc: 15%
Rating: 14.5/20

Wine sample courtesy of Pinnacle Drinks and Dialogue PR

 

 

 

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