Moppity Vineyards Hilltops Merlot 2015
Merlot reaches its greatest heights in Bordeaux’s Pomerol sub-region where it’s generally, but not always, blended with cabernet franc. The fabulously lush, powerful Chateau Petrus, for example is often all merlot. Moppity takes the Petrus all-merlot approach, but sells at a fraction of the price. Moppity’s latest release shows the power and harmony of the fabulous 2015 vintage. Saturated with dark-fruit flavours on a sumptuous palate, it weaves in herbal and savoury notes, all woven in with fine but assertive tannins.