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Berton Vineyards - Foundstone Merlot 2018


  • Country: Australia
  • Wine Region: South Australia
  • Wine Maker: James Ceccato
  • Grape: Merlot
  • Grape Percentage: Merlot 95%, Petit Verdot 3%, Cabernet Sauvignon 2%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 14%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
Duty/Vat Paid
JH: 85 (2014)

Wine tasting notes

This Merlot displays violets and smoky oak on the nose with a rich mouthfeel that leads to lovely soft, raspberry, vanilla and liquorice on the palate. Fine soft tannins complement the berry flavours resulting in a pleasantly long finish.

Winery Information

Berton Vineyards

Established by Bob & Cherie Berton in May 1996 with 75 acres of land at 450m above sea level on gently rolling hills in a sub-region of Eden Valley in South Australia, Berton Vineyard has been one of Hallgarten Druitt's most important partners. The superb Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Chardonnay wines are still sourced from this plot. In 2007 Bob purchased the Yenda winery in the heart of the Riverina. This state of the art facility has the capacity to process 20,000 tonnes, and allows Berton.. read more

Expert Reviews

James Halliday (2014)85 pts

Somewhat hollow through the mid-palate but otherwise presents a pleasant array of berried fruit flavours.