Boschkloof Merlot 2010

Deep, ruby red colour. A very attractive, complex nose with aromas of red fruit, forest floor, mocha and wild berries. The palate has lovely velvety berry fruit with firm but fine tannins. Good structure and balance with a long finish.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : The wine is accessible upon release but will benefit from 5-7 years ageing.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested by hand, at full ripeness with sugar of 25° B.

in the cellar : It was crushed, destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Temperature controlled fermentation took place at 27?C. Then it was left on the skins for 12 days and malolactic fermentation took place within the barrels. It was matured in 225l French oak barrels for 19 months. Minimum filtration. Certified and bottled at Boschkloof.

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