Irvine Grand Merlot

The Grand Merlot was previously judged World’s Best Merlot in Switzerland, against Petrus, Antinori and Mondavi. "Merlot specialist James Irvine fashions this lavishly oaked effort from Eden Valley fruit. Aged in French oak, it offers up a seductive, toasty perfume, copious fruit as well as wood result in loads of toast and vanilla characteristics in this full-throttle, opulent, bigger than life Merlot!". "A smooth and carefully handled merlot, violet-like perfume, plump and succulent palate of vibrant fruit and restrained cedar/chocolate oak!" Jeremy Oliver

  • Irvine Grand Merlot 2008

    [SOLD-OUT] Irvine Grand Merlot 2008

    Region: SA- Eden Valley

    "The warm ripening autumn of 2008 gave a fuller wine than most other years. The bouquet shows the typical Allier oak spiciness over green olive, chocolate and ripe plum tones. Forest floor earthy touches can be seen. The ripeness shows in the lifted...