2018 A.R.C. Wines Gary
Merlot from Mornington Peninsula merlot, an older vineyard, and the wine sees some new Austrian large format oak, and older neutral vessels.
Hearty merlot though it’s dominated by wild, herbal edges, peppery and fragrant, juicy, faint cedary spice, good with its chomp of tannins, lovely to sip on, gentle sweetness to fruit in the mix of flavours too. It’s lighter in style but delivers good complexity and detail. Guts, but incredible freshness. Lots to like here, lots and lots. Mike Bennie - The Wine Front