2016

Merlot 2016

Merlot which means ‘The Little Blackbird’ in French, is a soft, ripe and elegant wine that go well on its own or with a low tannin level.  
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R95.00 /750ml

VARIETAL

Merlot

APPELLATION

La Couronne Merlot

VINTAGE

2016

Profile

Dry

ALCOHOL

13.5%

VOLUME

750 mL

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Wine specs

Tasting notes

Merlot is silky and full of juicy flavours with layers of black cherry, plumb, chocolate, dried herbs and cedar that make this a soft subtle wine. Elegance is the leading quality of this well cultured wine.

Merlot 2016
Merlot 2016

Wine specs

Food pairing notes

Merlot is ideal to serve with turkey, pork, root vegetables, winter salads, stews and chocolate confectioneries or after dinner.

Technical Notes

In the Vineyard

Origin:                                Franschoek

Age of vines:                  10 – 13 Years Old

Yield:                                   11.9 t/ha

Harvest Method:         Hand Picked

Terrior:                               East and South facing slopes with lots of morning and midday sun

Merlot 2016
Merlot 2016

Technical Notes

In the Cellar

First fermentation in Stainless Steel tanks and the transferred to barrels for up to 12 months.

Wine specs

Technical Analysis

Alc:      14.00

TA:       4.5 g/l

RS:       2.9 g/l

pH:      3.81

Merlot 2016

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