The Conductor Merlot



Merlot is well suited to the cool climate conditions of the Orange region, producing consistent crops of high quality fruit from the Koomooloo vineyard.  The Conductor wears a medium colour with bright red hue and smells of rich clear berry fruits.  Aromatics are complex and layered with strong varietal character with just a hint of vanilla from aged barrels.This 100% merlot is mouth filling and bright supported by fine tannins

Winemaking Notes
• Hand sorted
• Crush and destemmed into static fermenters
• Cap management with aerative pump overs and drain and returns.
• Extended time of skins of 1-2weeks depending on parcel
• Maturation in 80% older French oak
• Racked twice during maturation
• Natural malolactic fermentation in spring

Winemakers Tasting Notes
The Conductor is a succulent and savoury merlot. The wines shows fleshy red berry fruits with notes of mushroom and dried herbs. It is medium bodied wine with fine savoury tannins.

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