Merlot


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2012 Cumulus Chasing Clouds Merlot

2012 Cumulus Chasing Clouds Merlot

Forget the soft and simple stereotype, this is Cumulus' flagship Merlot - from the cool heights of Orange, this is full of beautiful spicy fruits and supple tannins, with intensity of flavour to burn. A Merlot for grown-ups!

Cracka rating100
Region: Orange
2013 Matua Valley Hawkes Bay Merlot

2013 Matua Valley Hawkes Bay Merlot

Hawkes Bay is producing some lovely red wines, and this merlot from Matua is at the right price if you want to dip your toe in the Hawkes Bay waters. It's a fruity, easy going style of wine - just like the New Zealanders themselves - and shows buc...

Cracka rating80
Region: Hawke's Bay
2013 Cottle Bay Merlot

2013 Cottle Bay Merlot

We're still not quite sure where Cottle Bay is (somewhere near Cottlesoe?) but it surely is the home of generous, easy-drinking wines. This Merlot fits that bill perfectly, a soft plummy red with no sharp edges and boatloads of generous fruit.

Cracka rating60
Region: SA Other
2013 Richmond Park Merlot

2013 Richmond Park Merlot

Those Americans go absolutely bonkers for merlot - they love the stuff, and so do we. That's because it has powerful luscious, easy drinking fruit flavour without the oomph of Shiraz and Cabernet. This little number from Cottle Bay has ripe cherry...

Cracka rating70
Region: SA Other
2010 Coldstream Hills Merlot

2010 Coldstream Hills Merlot

Although it is not produced every year, it is a mighty fine drop when it does appear. 2010 was a cracking vintage in the Yarra Valley, and this cheeky little merlot shows lots of black cherries and plums on the nose, together with generous sniffs ...

Cracka rating80
Region: Yarra Valley
2013 Sandalford Element Merlot

2013 Sandalford Element Merlot

What are the essential elements for a good wine? Value, drinkability and satisfaction? You’ll get all that and more with the elements range from Sandalford. This generous and seductive Merlot shows the classic plum aromas of the variety and offers...

Cracka rating70
Region: Margaret River
2013 Angove Organic Merlot

2013 Angove Organic Merlot

No 'nasties' and plenty of 'feel good' factor is the theme with this bright, easygoing merlot from Angove. The grapes are from the organically-grown (and rather large!) Nanya vineyard in the Riverland, and shows lots of juicy plums and dark cherri...

Cracka rating80
Region: Riverland
2012 Philip Shaw The Conductor Merlot

2012 Philip Shaw The Conductor Merlot

Not many would associate the Orange region in NSW with merlot, but the fact is they have been turning out pretty spiffy merlots for a while courtesy of makers like Bloodwood and Philip Shaw. This offering is quite a fruity number, with oak playing...

Cracka rating80
Region: Orange
2010 Irvine Wines Springhill Merlot

2010 Irvine Wines Springhill Merlot

Irvine has been responsible for making some of Australia’s best Merlot for well over a decade. The Springhill is an everyday Merlot that’s primed for your next barbecue or BYO as it works with pasta, pizza and even Indian. This is made with fruit ...

Cracka rating90
Region: Eden Valley
2012 Cuttaway Hill Merlot

2012 Cuttaway Hill Merlot

Direct from the picturesque Southern Highlands of NSW comes this soft and fruity merlot. Aromas of fleshy black fruits and plums run around the nostrils, whilst the palate is medium-bodied, smooth and sweetly-fruited, with a plummy centre, a lick ...

Cracka rating70
2012 Swartland Serengeti Merlot

2012 Swartland Serengeti Merlot

This juicy merlot out of South Africa weighs in at 13.5%, and shows truck-loads of plums, mocha, Ribena and toasted vanilla on the nose, whilst the palate is more medium-bodied and fleshy fruited, with gentle tannins, friendly acidity, and a smoot...

Cracka rating70
Region: South Africa
2013 Wyndham Estate Bin 999 Merlot

2013 Wyndham Estate Bin 999 Merlot

Here's a 'loose change' special from Wyndham Estate that would be perfect with spaghetti and meatballs. Medium-bodied and juicy, there are smells and flavours of fleshy plums, raspberries and soft spice, all wrapped up in soft tannins and friendly...

Cracka rating80
Region: Hunter Valley
2013 Grand Sud Merlot (1000ml)

2013 Grand Sud Merlot (1000ml)

Translated, Grand Sud means 'Big south', and why not! It comes in a bloody big bottle from the south of France! It's a fruity, ripe style of wine that displays smells of raspberries and red cherries on the nose, whilst the palate is smooth, lush a...

Cracka rating70
Region: Southern France
2013 Dandelion Vineyards Damsel of The Barossa Merlot

2013 Dandelion Vineyards Damsel of The Barossa Merlot

The Dandelion Vineyards comprises of a collection of vignerons and winemakers on a mission to produce the best examples of varieties and the regions that suit them. This is a Merlot that really delivers on its promise to over-deliver. In this inca...

Cracka rating80
Region: Barossa Valley
2008 Mt Buff The Ridge Merlot

2008 Mt Buff The Ridge Merlot

Mt Buff might sound like a pumped-up bodybuilder, but it's an abbreviation of Mt Buffalo that overlooks the vineyards. In saying that, this is a bit of a musclebound wine at 15.2% alcohol that displays lots of ultra-ripe plums and mocha on the nos...

Cracka rating70
Region: Alpine Valleys
2008 Petaluma Coonawarra Merlot

2008 Petaluma Coonawarra Merlot

We’d like to see more people drinking Merlot, and if anyone can convince the masses it’s Petaluma, who take the best fruit from Coonawarra to make an approachable style. Varietal and fragrant with plum, mulberry and spice this is all about generos...

Cracka rating90
Region: Coonawarra
2010 Feathertop Merlot

2010 Feathertop Merlot

Here's a brightly fruited, choc-coated wine you can crack open and drink with ease. Smells of plums, mint and mocha reach out of the glass and tug the nose hairs, whilst the palate is soft, smooth and sumptuous with a rich plummy centre, dusty tan...

Cracka rating70
Region: Alpine Valleys
2010 Moppity Vineyards Hilltops Merlot

2010 Moppity Vineyards Hilltops Merlot

If you wanted to get someone into red wine, then Merlot is a smart choice. If you wanted to get them addicted to Merlot then you should pour them a glass of the Moppity Merlot from the Hilltops district as it’s suitably addictive. Firstly it’s the...

Cracka rating80
Region: Hilltops
2013 Capel Vale Debut Merlot

2013 Capel Vale Debut Merlot

Poor poor Merlot, still shaking off its tarnished image thanks to the movie Sideways. It was said that Merlot sales suffered in the U.S. after the movie’s central character Miles openly berated the grape. Thankfully here we are a little more forgi...

Cracka rating80
Region: Geographe