Hugh Hamilton The Ratbag Merlot 2008, Mclaren Vale, South Australia

Merlot Merlot
Australia

$19.80 (59972)

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91 pts
4
June 12, 2010
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Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a delicious, supple and rich merlot that’s certainly Aussie all the way - not at all like California. Really...

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Community Reviews (3)

nimby
nimby

Delicious, easy drinking Aussie Merlot.

Smooth, plenty of ripe berry fruit on tasting but not so much in the nose. A slight acidic juiciness and some length in the finish from the tannins.

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Randy Schuyler
Randy Schuyler

A nice nose but unfortunately, I could pick up a slight note that I liken to the youth and lack of refinement found in much cheaper wines. It improved with decanting (over an hour) and had good fruit on the palate and some length. Enjoyable but I think I know why LCBO dropped it a couple bucks to the sub $20 point.

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kyle lynch
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