Winexpert Eclipse Napa Valley Stag's Leap District Merlot 30 bottle

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Light warm oak accentuates a spicy aroma with a soft, supple and fruity palate of plums and red berries. Rich, round flavour provides an elegant lingering finish. Includes grape skins. Sweetness: None | Body: Full | Oak Intensity: Full * Basic wine making and bottling equipment required.
Winexpert Eclipse Napa Valley Stag's Leap District Merlot 30 bottle
Winexpert Eclipse Napa Valley Stag's Leap District Merlot 30 bottle
Light warm oak accentuates a spicy aroma with a soft, supple and fruity palate of plums and red berries. Rich, round flavour provides an elegant lingering finish. Includes grape skins. Sweetness: None | Body: Full | Oak Intensity: Full * Basic wine making and bottling equipment required.

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1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

Zone 1 - UK Mainland (all postcodes not mentioned in zone 2 and 3)

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

£5.99 (24 hr) (Free non priority despatch option on orders over £65*)

£30 for Saturday delivery.



£11.99 (48 HR)

Zone 1 - Isle of Wight

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

Zone 2 - Postcodes beginning with IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

£13.99 (48 HR)

Zone 3 - Postcodes beginning with BT, IM, TR21,22,23,24,25

£2.99 £3.99 £4.99 £16.50 (48HR)

UK Costs for orders over £65

Up to 500g sent Royal Mail 1st Class 501 - 1kg Sent Royal Mail First Class

1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

Zone 1 - UK Mainland (all postcodes not mentioned in zone 2 and 3)

FREE

FREE

FREE

1st 30kg Free .

Additional 30kg £5.99 but free with each additional £65 spend

£30 for Saturday delivery.



1st 30kg £6.00 - £11.99/additional 30kg

Zone 1 - Isle of Wight

FREE

FREE

FREE

Zone 2 - Postcodes beginning with IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE

FREE

FREE

FREE

1st 30kg £8.00 - £13.99/additional 30kg

Zone 3 - Postcodes beginning with BT, IM, TR21,22,23,24,25

FREE FREE FREE 1st 30kg £10.00 - £16.50/additional 30kg

Europe

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Country 0kg - 30kg Per Subsequent 30kg 0kg - 30kg Per Subsequent 30kg
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Germany £14.50 £14.50 £8.50 £14.50
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Croatia £31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Malta £64.00 £31.50 £58.00 £31.50
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  1. 80%
    Winexpert Eclipse Napa Valley Stag's Leap District Merlot 30 Bottle

    Review by on

    I bought this kit simply to try out a homemade wine kit that makes wine for roughly £4 a bottle as opposed to my usual £1.50.
    Greg Hughes has asked me to review my recent purchase. It is still less than 7 weeks since the purchase and its commencement so I can only review progress to date. The instructions are clear and easy to follow, that said you read across the page after section 1 rather than down the page. I followed the process given until the clarification - that's where I am now.
    The initial SG was approx. 1,100 ( at the top limit given). The temperature I held at approx 24 deg using a heater underneath and a PID Controller. After 9 days the SG was approx. 0.999 and after 17 was 0.995.
    All very quick and easy.
    For stabilising and clearing I used syphoning from the Fermenter into the Fermenting Bucket and back again. Making sure that there was lots of splashing to get the gas out.
    After 25 days I transferred into 5 demijohns as these are easier to shake if there is gas remaining plus as I was having three weeks holiday I wanted to get the wine off the majority of the sediment. One demijohn was only partially filled (not a good thing in the long run). So today, now I am back, I transferred the 3 litres into bottles and took the opportunity to taste.
    It is as I expected, what I call a modern red wine with a lovely colour - fruity with a strong oak taste and good for session drinking i.e. not a very subtle taste more of a wham bam but with a good aftertaste - your dentist will probably ask whether you drink a lot of red wine
    The wine will stay in the demijohns for at least another month or so with the odd syphoning to remove any further sediment and I will bottle more as and when needed.
  2. 100%
    You get what you pay for

    Review by on

    £4 a bottle for home brew wine? Are you mad? Far from it.

    Even on unboxing this reeks of quality. 18lt of single varietal juice + 2kg of grape skins, high quality pre printed labels,oak chips & cubes-it is a well presented & outstanding kit.

    This particular kit needs a stir daily for the first few days to keep the grape skins submerged.

    The longer you can leave it,the more complex it becomes. At 6 months there is a definite blackcurrant fruitiness. At a year it is rich,complex & worth every penny. At 18 months,well.....

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