Welmoed Merlot 2004

Nose reminiscent of mulberries, cassis and plums with underlying nuances of wood, spice and vanilla. Wellbalanced, with berry ripe fruit mid-palate and persistent yet soft finish.

Suitable for vegetarians but not for vegans.Superb with steaks and roasted red meats.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Welmoed Winery
winemaker : Our Winemaking team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.54 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Good now and will age well for at least 5 years.

in the vineyard : Yield: 9 tons/ha
Type of climate: Cold, wet winters. Dry, hot summers.

in the cellar : The wine is pressed off skins just prior to dryness to preserve fruitiness and softness of tannins. This is followed by a malolactic fermentation after which a part of the wine is matured in French oak barrels.

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