Bilton Merlot 1999

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Complex nose, with aromas of good ripe berry, chocolate and a touch of cherry and mint. Velvety tannins with a rich complex and persisting ending.


variety : Merlot | 91% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Bilton Wines
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.46 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
2001 Veritas - Silver
2000 Veritas - Silver
2000 Michelangelo - Silver
2001 Michelangelo - Silver
2002 Platter - 3.5 Stars

ageing : Excellent ageing potential

in the vineyard : Surface: 6.74 Hectares
Soil: Deep, cool moist soils
Locality: Medium to high north facing slopes

about the harvest: Production: 10 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Bilton Merlot is processed for four weeks in order to bring out its characteristic strength and full body. After 15 months of maturing in small French oak, this wine emerges with its dark brilliant ruby colour, complex and fruity flavour with a hint of mint and chocolate.

Wine Produced
7500 bottles

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