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Beautifully rich ripe plum & black olive

Named after the winery's adorable cheeky little pig, as they believe this Merlot will be equally adored!

Crafted to drink now, either on its own or particularly well-suited to BBQ spare ribs

The Shy Pig Merlot 2020 (Australia)

Member rating / 41
The Shy Pig Merlot 2020 (Australia)

The Shy Pig Merlot 2020 (Australia)

Member rating / 41
Beautifully rich and full-bodied...


  • Plum
  • Black olive
  • Beautifully rich
  • Soft, subtle finish

The wine displays ruby red colours in the glass, with purple hues accompanied by aromas of ripe plums and subtle hints of black olive. A beautifully rich and full-bodied Merlot displaying ripe plum flavours with a generous mouth feel and a soft subtle finish.

Sourced from vineyards in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales, the parcels of fruit were in excellent condition following great vintage conditions. The fruit was crushed, destemmed and fermented at cooler temperatures, before being blended and stabilised to produce the best possible product.

In the winery, a cheeky little pig started to make a name for himself. Random mischievous acts were being encountered. Often accompanied by a glimpse of a curly tailed behind, scrambling away with the cutest of little snorts. The winemakers could not help but love this little character; so much so that they named a wine after him. Be assured, like the Shy Pig, this wine will be equally adored.

Food Pairing: Crafted to drink now, either on its own or particularly well-suited to BBQ spare ribs.




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User comments (22)

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Love this wine - unable to find it in supermarkets in Whakatane so grateful to be able to get it through you.

Penelope - 11/04/2021

Very affordable and very nice!

Jocelyn - 04/04/2021

Te Really value. I live in a retirement village and have encouraged them to purchase for our occasions

Lesley - 07/03/2021


Lu - 23/02/2021

This wine is amazing .. very smooth x thank you for the great trade

Kelly - 31/01/2021

Lovely drop and easy drinking for a dam good price

Marie - 15/01/2021

Nice and smooth. Easy to drink

patrick - 14/12/2020

A very pleasant well affordable wine with a sophisticated taste.

Russell - 26/10/2020

Excellent value. Nice bbq wine.

Vivianne - 30/08/2020

Very good for the money. Have ordered more.

Janet - 30/08/2020

Outstanding value for money.

Raymond - 22/08/2020

Very mellow, and pleasant red wine

Patricia - 28/02/2021

Quite a light drinking Merlot. Lovely flavours, smooth on the palate.

Kirsten - 03/01/2021

Value for money.

Dave - 24/12/2020

Nice wine, great value

Denise - 02/12/2020

Nice smooth wine

Pauline - 01/12/2020

First time to try this its growing on us

JANET - 10/11/2020

excellent for such a young wine

Angela - 08/11/2020

A firm favourite. Never disappoints. Great price this time around too.

Diane - 04/09/2020

Lacks any complexity

george - 13/02/2021

Great value for the money

Angela - 06/09/2020

Another quaffing wine,

Ross - 31/08/2020


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