Katnook Estate Founder’s Block Merlot 2015, Coonawarra


Grape Varieties: Merlot

Colour: Deep plum red.

Nose: Dark berries and spiced plum with hints of subtle sweet oak.Palate: A medium bodied wine with
rich dark berries and ripe plum complemented by some spice and earthy notes. Soft and supple with
fine, lingering tannins.

Food Matching: A versatile wine, fantastic with crispy duck pancakes and hoisin sauce. Also great with
herbed lamb cutlets and hearty pasta dishes.

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Katnook Founder’s Block wines are named in honour of the original land holding of John Riddoch, the founder of Coonawarra. The Founder’s Block range is styled for everyday enjoyment, inviting a modern generation of wine consumers to explore the pleasures of Coonawarra wine. The wines are grounded in the past but genuinely
focused on the present. They are honest, fruit driven, harmonious and shine with pure Coonawarra character.

Region: Coonawarra
Harvest: Early to mid-April 2015
pH: 3.48 Acidity: 5.5g/L
RS: <2.5g/L Alc/vol:13.5%
Vintage: Coonawarra’s 2015 vintage was the earliest on record. An ideal growing season of slightly above average temperatures and dry conditions produced outstanding fruit in excellent condition and with strong varietal character.
Oak Maturation: Approximately 20 percent of this wine was matured for an average of two months in a
combination of older French and American oak barrels.
Cellaring Potential: Enjoy now or will cellar well up to five years.


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