Morgenhof Estate Merlot 1998

The wine has a ruby red colour with a brown tint. The nose smells of mulberries, black cherries and plums. On the palate you find a concentration of these flavours in good harmony with the wood. On the aftertaste you will find dark chocolate flavour. The tannins are soft and fruity. This wine will go well with most red meat prepared in a various ways. Other suggestions include rich fish, chicken casseroles, pasta dishes and cheeses.


variety : Merlot | Merlot
winemaker : Rianie Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.06 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.64  ta : 5.8 g/l  va : 0.62 g/l  so2 : 85 mg/l  fso2 : 41 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine will benefit by further bottle maturation in good cellar-facilities for up to 6-8 years and should reach its full potential by 2004-2006.

in the vineyard : The wine was produced from three different blocks ranging from 6 to 14 years old. These blocks are mainly on West facing slopes, but a small part is on East and South facing slopes.

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