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2018 MERLOT

R 62.00

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Enjoy with a roasted tomato-based pasta or beef brisket. Also to be enjoyed with rich, cheesy gratins and an open-fire grilled steak. The more adventurous can experiment with dark chocolate-inspired desserts.
Nose: Prominent red fruit aromas of cherry and hints of blueberry. Subtle notes of toasted almonds and nutmeg aromas that follow through with earthy undertones.
Variety: 100% Merlot
Style: A medium- to full-bodied red fruit-driven wine made in a New World style.
Palate: Rich and ripe tannins give this wine its structure and body. Smooth and soft on the palate ensuring a lingering after-taste.
Ageing: 40% of this wine was matured in 225-litre French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. The balance was oak-staved for 6 months, with added micro-oxygenation.
Food-Pairing: Enjoy with a roasted tomato-based pasta or beef brisket. Also to be enjoyed with rich, cheesy gratins and an open-fire grilled steak. The more adventurous can experiment with dark chocolate-inspired desserts.
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5.6 g/l
13.5%
3.57
3.9 g/l
The grapes originate from the Swartland and Agter-Paarl areas. The grapes were picked at optimal fruit ripeness and were allowed to ferment with selected red wine yeast at between 26°C and 28°C, with regular pump-overs and punch-downs.