Original
65 Ratings
Lindemans Merlot Bin 40
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Wine Description

(From 2014 Vintage) A soft, elegant and approachable wine - medium-bodied with complete, rounded characters. Loved around the world, Lindeman’s Bin Series wines are approachable in style, consistent in quality with global appeal. Designed to be opened, enjoyed and shared time and time again, these are wines people simply love to drink. Lindeman’s most well-known range began with the iconic Lindeman’s Bin 65 Chardonnay, which was first launched in 1985 in response to the popularity of Lindeman’s approachable and fruit-driven style of wines in the northern hemisphere. The Bin Series has grown to incorporate 18 popular varieties and blends. Lindeman’s Bin 40 Merlot features aromas of blackberry and ripe plum with underlying spicy oak, while the palate is soft and generous with flavours of dark red berry fruit supported by textural savoury oak and silky tannins.

Winemaker's Notes

Colour: Medium plum red. Nose: This youthful and fragrant wine is full of mixed spice and aniseed, dried fruits and savoury characters. Palate: Medium bodied in weight with sweet fleshy fruit, this wine has a lingering soft tannin structure. The fruit flavours that dominate are cherry and plum and savoury chutney flavours are apparent. Serving and cellaring suggestions: Lindemans Bin 40 Merlot is an ideal example of the Lindemans Bin Series - flavourful wines easy to enjoy upon release. The 1999 ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2008 Vintage) Berry and cherry flavors dominate this medium-bodied Merlot. Hints of tea with sweet oak and fresh raspberry emerge on the mid palate. The finish is soft and sweet with mild tannins.