Merlot Riverina New South Wales
Casella Wines have been decorated with accolades for establishing the most successful brands in the nation's history. Now managed by three generations of the family [yellow tail] continue to represent Australia in markets around the world. An easy drinking Merlot wine designed for immediate enjoyment, excellent with all foods, superbly suited to cheeses and flavoursome Italian recipes, especially pasta with tomato sauces.
The [yellow tail] label has become the most successful wine brands in the history of the Australian wine industry. State of the art viticultural assets and leading production techniques, together with a solid infrastructure have allowed Casella Wines to maintain key markets and to develop the growth in demand internationally. In terms of volume, sales of the export specific [yellow tail] have far exceeded expectations. [yellow tail] is the top Australian Merlot in America. Batches of Merlot grapes are selected based on specific quality parameters. Fruit is harvested at optimum flavour ripeness and treated to the most exacting standards of vinification before bottling.
Deep garnet colour. The nose is packed with ripe plum and red berry aromas, hints of spice and vanillin oak. The palate is full bodied and fruit driven, flavours of fruitcake and ripe plums are backed by olives, chocolates and mint, balanced by supple supportive oak. The finish is smooth and lingering as the palate is enhanced by hints of vanilla and spice.