Complicit Merlot 2020
Deep, bright garnet in colour, the 2020 Merlot exhibits a perfumed nose of ripe plums, red currant, rhubarb and traces of violets, earth, and sweet beetroot. Mulberries and red currants showcase on the palate with roasted beetroot and a slight hint of cinnamon, toast, earth and leather. Full-bodied and well balanced, the chalky tannins allow for a deep, rich lingering finish of dark chocolate and coffee bean.
Fermented for 7 days on skins and pumped over twice daily to improve tannin extraction, this wine was then aged in mature French oak hogsheads to soften the edges and create a wine that will continue to develop for another 7-10 years.
Food Pairing Notes
Fusilli with spicy Italian sausage and fennel, Pancetta and mozzarella stuffed meatloaf, roasted chicken and turkey, herb crust veal chops.