Merlot 2015

Wine of Origin

Worcester in the Stettyn valley, 33km south of Worcester on the R43 road.

Analysis:

Winemakers

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Production
Appellation

Albie Treurnicht
JM Crafford
13.70% vol
4.0 g/l
3.47
5.8 g/l
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Western Cape

Characteristics:

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Vineyards

Supplementary irrigated trellised vines.

Harvested

March at an average of 25º balling.

Cellar Treatment

Grapes were cold soaked over night. Inoculated with selected yeast and fermented at around 25 ºCelsius. Malolactic fermentation finished in stainless steel tanks. Oak maturation includes French oak chips, staves and 2nd and 3rd fill barrels. All blended to perfection.

Tasting Notes

The Merlot offers an array of cherries and raspberry flavours and subtle spicy floral notes on the palate. The aftertaste lingers with juicy flavours of abundant berries. An elegant and easy drinking wine to be enjoyed with pastas or light meat dishes.

Food Suggestion

An elegant and easy drinking wine to be enjoyed with pastas or light meat dishes.

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R 45.00
R 270.00

Awards
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2017 – BRONZE
Vitis Vinifera 2017 – GOLD

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