Diemersdal Matys Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009

The Matys Cabernet sauvignon/Merlot is a popular, modern-style and easy-drinking wine that shows aromas red ripe berry fruit and hints dark chocolate. A medium-bodied on the palate with subtle tannins, and spicy undertones complete this balanced wine with well-defined fruit flavours.

An ideal wine for all barbeque dishes as well as roast pork and spicy chicken sosaties.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot ]
winemaker : Thys Louw, Mari van der Merwe
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.92 % vol  rs : 4.2 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Michelangelo CCL International Awards 2010: Silver Medal
about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at full phenolic ripeness - the components harvested and vinified separate

in the cellar : The grapes were vinified separate. Fermented in open fermenters for 5 - 7 days at 24 - 28°C. Punch through every 4 hours, pressed at 5° Balling. 100% MLF completed spontaneously in tanks then racked into barrels.

12 months wood maturation in older 225 litre French Oak barrels.

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