Boschendal Merlot 1996

This rich, dark medium-full wine has a youthful purple rim and hints of cedar, red berry fruit, chocolate and coffee on the nose. Well balanced with mature, soft tannins, it has a generous mouthfeel and lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with paté, roast duck, lamb and cheese.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winemaker : Ronell Wiid
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.36 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 5 years

in the cellar : Picked at optimum ripeness the grapes were macerated for seventeen days on the skins before pressing. After malolactic fermentation, 30% of the wine was matured in new French oak and the balance in 2nd- and 3rd-fill barrels.

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