2017 Gemtree ‘Gemstone’ Merlot
|Region||McLaren Vale, SA|
|Status||Certified Organic/Biodynamic with Australian Certified Organic (ACO)|
Paul and Jill Buttery established the Gemtree vineyards in McLaren Vale in 1980. Now their daughter Melissa Brown (nee Buttery) is the Biodynamic Viticulturist and her husband, Mike Brown is the Chief Winemaker and Managing Director. For the Butteries and Browns it is not just about winemaking it is about setting new standards for sustainable, generational farming. They see themselves as custodians of the land and are committed to leaving it in a better condition than they found it.
|Wine||100% Merlot. A combination of raspberry and blackberry fruits, lovely creamy oak and cocoa. Super easy drinking style that everyone will love around the BBQ.|
|Tasting Note||Red Berries – Cocoa - Savoury|