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Groot Constantia Merlot Shiraz 2003

Discontinued
Only available in the International Market

A blend of Nobel varietals, Merlot 60% and 40% Shiraz. Deep plum colour with delicious chocolate/coffee bouquet with inviting black cherry and smoked bacon kips flavours.

Oxtail potjie, lamb knuckles with garlic and lentils, leg of venison studded with bacon.

variety : Merlot | 60% Merlot, 40% Shiraz
winemaker : Boela Gerber
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.67 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.69  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean - wonderful cool breezes coming from the Atlantic Ocean. With an average rainfall of 1100mm per annum.
Soil type: Avalon, Clovelly and Glenrosa.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked at 24 - 25º Balling.

in the cellar : Fermented dry on the skins separately and therafter aged in small French oak barrels for 12 months, 2nd and 3rd fill barrels.

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