kingston-merlot

Cost: Under $20 retail
Grape: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location: Bridges Food & Wine Restaurant, Sarnia
Country: Australia
Region: Mount Benson & Clare Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Kingston Estate
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

A nice easy drinking, juicy wine that’s delicious

Description: Dark ruby to purple in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features light cedar, cherry, plum, mulberry, blueberry, candy apple, vanilla and light oak spice. Medium body with light tannin, good acidity and a decent length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in the next 2 years on its own or pair it with Braised Beef Short Ribs.

Tasted: 3 October 2016

Best buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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