2018 Prophecy Merlot
Rich, decadent aromas of Blackcurrant with hints of tobacco and chocolate. Elegant dark berry and dark cherry flavours with lingering tannins and warm oak.
Tasting notes Matured in French oak barriques, this wine displays rich, decadent aromas of Blackcurrant with hints of tobacco and chocolate. Elegant dark berry and dark cherry flavours delight the palate with lingering tannins and warm oak. Viticultural notes Witches Falls produces Prophecy wines from selected parcels of fruit that we consider to be exceptional.
As a result these wines my not be seen every vintage. In 2018 the elements combined to deliver a truly
exceptional vintage in the Granite Belt with the vines thriving in the near perfect ripening and growing
conditions to produce intensely flavoured fruit.
Winemaking notes We have crafted our 2018 Prophecy Merlot from a select block of fruit near Ballandean in the Granite Belt. It has been matured in new and used Oak Barriques for 18 months to produce a wonderful wine that we believe eloquently demonstrates the incredible potential of the Granite Belt as a region and Merlot as a standout variety in the Granite Belt. Wine Analysis COLOUR Rich dark red NOSE Blackcurrant, hints of tobacco and mint PALATE Dark berry flavours, cherry and firm tannins ALC/VOL 13.8% CELLAR Long term cellaring potential FOOD MATCH Rib Fillet