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Little Boomey Merlot  1.5Ltr
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Little Boomey Merlot

Little Boomey - South Australia - Australia
Wine maker notes Vineyard Information Little Boomey Merlot wine is sourced from vineyards in South Australia. Winemaking The wine was enhanced with a touch of American Oak and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon to improve structure and complexity. Winemaker Notes This velvety Merlot has plush cherry and plum flavors and a long, smooth finish. It's fantastic with lamb, pork, roast chicken or pasta.
Wine maker notes
Vineyard Information Little Boomey Merlot wine is sourced from vineyards in South Australia. Winemaking The wine was enhanced with a touch of American Oak and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon to improve structure and complexity. Winemaker Notes This velvety Merlot has plush cherry and plum flavors and a long, smooth finish. It's fantastic with lamb, pork, roast chicken or pasta.

Technical notes
Composition: 86% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon Alcohol: 13.8% Total Acidity: .67g/100ml Residual Sugar: 0.6g/100ml

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Winery: Little Boomey

Varietal: Merlot

Merlot has long been a grape associated with excellent quality of character and flavor, and has spread around the globe as a result of its relative hardiness and reliability. From Chile to Bordeaux, Merlot vines grow to ripeness, and end up producing a remarkably wide variety of wines. Single variety wines made from Merlot grapes tend to be beautifully rich in color, and packed full of jammy, hedgerow flavors and notes of plum and currant, and ideal for newcomers to red wines as a result of their medium body. This medium body comes about due to the fact that the skin of Merlot grapes tends to be quite thin, meaning that the tannin content of Merlot wines is lower than those made from other blue-black grapes. The mellowness and roundedness which results is ideal for blending, also, and Merlot is used as a blending grape in some of the world's finest wineries, to produce aged wines of exceptional character.

Region: South Australia

All over South Australia, wineries are making the most of their unique terroir and excellent climatic conditions in order to produce a wide variety of quality wines, made from a range of grape varietals. Whilst much of South Australia is dry and arid, complex and advanced irrigation systems have been set up to provide moisture to the vines. Other areas are relatively temperate and cool, with many of the most successful wineries producing extremely good wines being established in mountainous regions where the climate is considerably cooler. South Australia is split into six distinctive sub-regions, The Barossa Zone, Far North Zone, The Fleurieu Zone, Mount Lofty Ranges Zone and the Limestone Coast Zone, and all support several fine grape varietals in their rich soil and with plenty of year-round sunshine.

Country: Australia

Whilst most of Australia consists of arid deserts and dense bushland, the oceanic coasts to the south of the country have a terrain and climate ideal for vine cultivation and wine production. It took several decades of failed attempts at the end of the 18th century in order to produce vines of a decent enough quality for making wine, but since those first false starts, the Australian wine industry has continued to grow and grow. Today, wine production makes up for a considerable part of the Australian economy, with exports in recent years reaching unprecedented levels and even overtaking France for the first time ever. Whilst the greatest successes in regards to quality have been the result of the Syrah grape varietal (known locally as Shiraz), Australia utilizes several Old World grapes, and has had fantastic results from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, Chardonnay and more. As the Australian passion for locally produced wine continues to develop, wineries have begun experimenting with a wider range of grape varietals, meaning that nowadays it isn't uncommon to find high quality Australian wines made from Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Viognier, amongst many others.