Graham Beck Merlot 2010

"Fresh red berries, plums, violets and fruitcake spiciness on the nose. Ripe berry fruits and plum- pudding fruit, spice and cedar oak flavours on the palate. A medium bodied red wine with elegant ripe tannins on the finish."

Excellent with light pastas, hearty stews, roast chicken or lamb.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Graham Beck
winemaker : Pieter Ferreira
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.50 % vol  rs : 3.40 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 5.67 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Selected Merlot vineyards from the Franschhoek estate planted on deep sloping Table Mountain Sandstone and from the Stellenbosch estate planted on decomposed granite soils.

about the harvest: Handpicked at optimum ripeness at 25° - 26° B in the last week of February from our Franschhoek vineyards and the second week of March from our Stellenbosch vineyard.

in the cellar : Hand- picked at optimum ripeness and gentle handling ensures upfront fruit flavours and soft extraction. Barrel maturation for 14 months in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak from selected coopers.

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