Jordan Merlot 2000

A full-bodied wine with rich, ripe plummy flavours and soft rounded tannins. The full fruitiness of the variety integrates well with the toasty coffee flavours of French oak.


variety : Merlot | Merlot
winemaker : Gary & Kathy Jordan
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.5 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : 5-7 years

in the cellar : Fermented in overhead retort-shaped, stainless steel fermentors at 28-32°C. Pump-overs done twice daily over the fermenting cap. A small portion received extended maceration while the remainder was pressed immediately after fermentation. The wine was racked into barrels during the second week of March where it underwent malo-lactic fermentation. After further racking it spent between 12-14 months in new and second fill 225 litre French oak.

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