Rosemount Estate Merlot Diamond 2008
Rosemount has established itself as one of Australia's leading wineries. With a wide selection of fine wines that reflect the diversity of the Australian climate, the Rosemount's name has become synonymous with style, innovation and an unswerving dedication to the winemaker's art. Their winemaking ethos is centred around bringing fresh and creative wines to life through creativity. The Diamond Label is a vibrant, stylish and individivual collection of wines that command great respect and appeal the world over through the promises of quality and sophistication. The Merlot is a medium bodied wine with rich plum, spice and dark chocolate flavours supported by soft, velvety tannins. Try it with red meats, preferably grilled.
Rosemount Estate's vision began in the Hunter Valley region of Australia. Though much has changed at the estate over the years, the original commitment to quality has remained pivotal to the success of the now world-famous winery that is Rosemount Estate.
External Reviews for Rosemount Estate Merlot Diamond
A highly versatile variety that lends itself to richly flavored wine styles. Deeply colored with a rich aroma of ripe plums and sweet red apples. The palate is plump and ripe with layers of dark cherry flavors set against moderate oak and a long, smooth finish.
Strawberry aromas combine with flavors of blood plum, spice and subtle vanillin hints. Natural juicy acidity frames the palate, and supple tannins add good length to the finish. Ideally suited to beef, lamb, and veal.
Aromas are lactic and creamy out of the gate, and go sweet and candied with air. Fruit on the palate is lackluster, the smooth wood flavors and feel dominating.
Ripe, fleshy and appealing for its raspberry and currant flavors. Hints at mint and cream as the finish lingers. Drink now through 2009.
Soft and appealing for its blueberry-scented currant and cedar flavors. Drink now.
Smooth and round, with generous currant and berry flavors that echo nicely on the firm finish.
Light and appealing for its red berry and dried herb flavors, finishing simple and with some generosity. Drink now.
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