The 2017 Smith and Hooper is an expressive Merlot, showing a fascinating combination of ripe plums, cedar and spice aromas. Bursting with plum, blackberry, briar and cedar on the palate. Evolving to enticing savoury notes from the French oak. The lovely acidity combines well with the expressive fruit and tannins.. All Smith and Hooper’s own estate-grown fruit. Delicious merlot at a great price! Vegan friendly.