Merlot 2018

An elegant yet vibrant wine with well-integrated oak and soft tannins supporting the delicate fruit flavours.

R97.00

Tasting Notes

NOSE: An elegant yet vibrant wine. Lighter in style with a bouquet of berry, plum, cigar-box, a whiff of mint and a touch of dark chocolate

PALATE: Generous on the palate with well-integrated oak and soft tannins supporting the delicate fruit flavours.

WOOD MATURATION: 13 months in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill Sylvain 300-litre barrels.

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Food Pairings

Rack of lamb with mint sauce, quail, duck and carpaccio.

Winemaker's Notes

The south-facing vineyards are planted in east to west vine row directions and the prevailing cool westerly breezes off the Atlantic Ocean clear the vines of any potential diseases and have an amazing cooling effect. This creates a day/night temperature differential which stimulates better colour and in general creates optimal plant conditioning and slower ripening, resulting in better fruit retention and  more complex, fruit-driven wines.

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