GlenWood Merlot 2009

An elegant, medium-bodied wine with rich, intense layers of chocolate, creamy mulberry and subtle tannins, with a hint of mint on the finish.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : DP Burger
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 14.61 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 6.9 g/l  va : 0.68 g/l  so2 : 95 mg/l  fso2 : 7 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Vine density – 4,500 vines per hectare.
This block is well balanced and has yet to reach its full potential.
A fantastic red wine vintage.
The grapes reached optimum ripeness with ease.

about the harvest: The best quality grapes were selected and picked at optimum tannin ripeness.

in the cellar : Grapes were gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. The wine matured for 15 months in small, third-fill French- and American oak barrels.

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