Basket Range Wine Merlot 2016

A while before Basket Range became synonymous with a counter culture wine movement of great noise, a shift in thinking, some wild wines (some great wines!) and a heady dose of carnivale, there was Basket Range Wine from Phillip and Mary Broderick. Having shifted ‘up the hill’ in the late 1970s, comes another culture all on its own, but woven into the story of that quirky, lovely parish of the Adelaide Hills. Someone asked me the other day ‘what are your best merlots from Australia?’, to which I said, a couple of things, but amongst it, Basket Range Wine’s.

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Tasted : MAY17
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $35
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2017 - 2027
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