Laborie Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

A complex, well-balanced red wine with typical minty, pepper and berry flavours resulting from the two varietals complementing each other. An easy-drinking wine with a soft finish.


variety : Merlot | 60 % Merlot, 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Laborie Wines
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.82 % vol  rs : 2.69 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 5.53 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Herbaceous   wooded
pack : Bottle  

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at 23, 4 °Balling.

in the cellar : Fermented dry on the skins. Underwent malolactic fermentation. Three rackings were done, after which the wine was matured in 300 Litre French oak barrels for twelve months. Minimum filtration was done to protect the typical varietal character.

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