Eikendal Merlot 2009

The wine has an attractive nose, which reminds of violets, plums, black berries, cherries and peppery spices. On the palate the wine and full and rounded, with soft tannins and a rich taste of black berries and plums. The elegant finish is long and pleasant.

Enjoy with Beef Carpaccio, lasagne or lamb burgers with beetroot relish. Serving Temperature: 18oC -20oC in large red wine glasses.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Nico Grobler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.99 g/l  
type : Red  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine is drinking well now, and can by enjoyed through 2015 and beyond.

in the vineyard : These vineyards have a north east aspect and are up to 170 m above sea level, grown in the Peroldt five-wire trellising system on Duplex Koffieklip (“Coffee Stone”) and Estcourt soils. These vineyards comprise about 9 hectares of the total of 55 planted.

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