Slaley Merlot 2004

Ellagitannin and egg white


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Slaley Wines
winemaker : Shaun Turnbull
wine of origin : Simonsberg
analysis : alc : 14.20 % vol  rs : 132 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Developed by: Jaco Mouton
Age of vines: 1992
Trellising: Five wire trellising
Pruning: Cordon with spurs
Soil: Oakleaf with decomposed granite
Position: North-West facing slope of Simonsberg on the farm Ernita
Irrigation: Overhead sprinklers

about the harvest: Yield: 6.65t/ha
Harvest date: 28 February 2004

in the cellar : Fermentation: 30.5
Maturation: 3.3
Fining: Fermentation at 30° and spent a total of 20 days on the skins
Filtration: 18 months in wood, only French, 50% new oak used

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