Fairview Sweet Red 2003

The Sweet Red is overflowing with dark chocolate and ripe berry flavour.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Fairview Wines
winemaker : Anthony de Jager
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 17.10 % vol  rs : 171.0 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 4.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Sweet  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Fairview cellar - with its spectacular view of Table Mountain - lies on the south west slopes of Paarl at the Cape of Good Hope. Established more than 300 years ago, Fairview has been in my family for three generations. Our committed team carefully guide the wine from the vine to the bottle, capturing yet another perfect Cape summer.

about the harvest: Grapes were picked ripe at 28º Balling in March 2003.

in the cellar : Maximum pump overs during initial natural fermentation. Pressed and fortified with Brandy Spirits. Maturation in older oak for an average of 12 months.

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