Giesen 0% New Zealand Merlot 10/10

Giesen 0% New Zealand Merlot 10/10



New Zealand’s most famous wine house Giesen, are killing it at non-alcoholic wine. Their Sav Blanc, Rosé and Pinot Gris are all leading the way in their respective spheres.

And once again they have done it, this time with a perfectly balanced Merlot. Good old google tells me that a Merlot…

“is a varietal that sits smack dab in the middle of the red wine spectrum, with medium levels of tannin, acidity and alcohol (12-15%). It’s most famous for its red-fruit flavours (namely cherry, plum and raspberry), easy-drinking tannins and super-soft finish.”

Now aside from the alcohol content, the Giesen 0% Merlot lands smack dab where it should be on the taste scale. It’s soft, buttery, tannic with a great balance of acidity. There’s plum and cherry and a beautiful dark burgundy look to it. With wines like this you are missing nothing by removing alcohol! This one will be going straight to the top of the list come red wine season!

*Need tips on getting the most out of your AF Red? Read my Red Wine blog here.

To shop, click on the button or bottle below and use DRY15 at checkout for 15% off your order (a nice way to offset your shipping).

Rating: 10/10

Buy Again?:Yes

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Note: This product emulates alcohol and could be triggering so please be careful

Cals per 100ml 18 cal
Carbs per 100ml 3.8 g
Sugar per 100ml 3 g
Country of Origin New Zealand
Price $18.95


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