Excelsior Merlot 2012

Appearance: Dark, ruby Colour
Nose: Sweet violet, blackberry fruits and on the nose.
Palate: Succulent flavours of ripe plum and blackcurrant, enhanced by hints of coffee and chocolate. Soft tannins lend a firm structure.

Enjoy with red meat dishes, well-matured cheeses or simply sip for the pure pleasure of it.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winemaker : Johan Stemmet
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.9 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.6 g/l  so2 : 57 mg/l  fso2 : 23 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Veritas Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze Medal
Michelangelo CCL Label International Wine Awards 2012 - Silver
in the vineyard : Merlot has a tendency towards green flavours and tannins, so canopy management practices like shoot removal and green harvesting are used to produced and evenly ripened crop.

in the cellar : Matured in 85% French and 15% American oak.
Also available in 1.5L Magnum bottle.

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