2018 Reserve Orange Merlot

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Awards | Trophy 🏆 Best Merlot & Gold 🥇  - Australian Cool Climate Show, Gold 🥇  - Royal Melbourne Wine Awards, Silver 🥈 - Cowra Wine Show 2019, Silver 🥈 - Australian Highlands Wine Show 2019, Bronze 🥉 - New South Wales Wine Awards 2019, Bronze 🥉 - Rutherglen Wine Show 2019, Bronze 🥉 - Orange Wine Show 2019.

Vintage | Dry and disease-free, picked early April.

Vineyard | High altitude, biodynamic vineyard of Borenore, Orange at 860m altitude.

Bouquet | Ripe blueberry and spiced plum aromas.

Palate | Voluptuous blackberry on the palate paired with dried herbs and soft tannins.

Alcohol | 14.5%

Cellaring | 7+ years, keep away from strong light, at a cool, constant temperature <15°.

Winemaking | Phenological ripeness at higher sugar levels, cold soaked, fermented on skins for 7 days, immense depth of colour.

This wine is vegan-friendly.

The Reserve members club was formed in 1987 by Mark Davidson to provide members with access to exclusive small production wines from our premium Hunter Valley vineyards. Today, our Reserve wines remain true to their early debuts, producing only small quantities from our premium Hunter Valley and Orange vineyards. 
Reserve members receive:
• New release Reserve wines before the general public at pre-release prices
• Members prices on all other Tamburlaine wines at Cellar Door and online
• Free domestic freight on orders (except on special offers)
• Access to the Reserve members only cellaring option (pay in installments, cellaring for up to 5 years)
• Invitations to exclusive tastings, events and special offers; such as our Lunches at the Lodge
Membership requirement:
Commitment to purchase a minimum of one Tasting Dozen (12 bottles) per year. Tasting dozen are preselected by the member and are held in reserve as a ‘standing order’ until release each year.
Standing orders may be amended at any time. 
Tasting dozen are released in July, but can also be released at a later date upon request.
2018 Reserve Orange Merlot - Tamburlaine Organic Wines