Deetlefs Merlot 2008

Good depth of colour and rich plummy smoothness with chocolate cherry flavours and hints of mint complete this full bodied wine.

Chateaubriand, Pot roast, oxtail and foies gras.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Deetlefs Estate
winemaker : Ferdi Visser
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.79 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.58 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 4 - 8 years

in the vineyard : Rootstock: 101 - 14/8-7
Clone: M012/181
Plant Date: 1998
Hectares: 6 ha
Trellising System: 4 wire vertical Perold
Irrigation System: Drip
Height above sea level: 238
Direction: N/S

about the harvest: Harvest date: 28 March 2008

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