GlenWood Merlot 2012

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

Very versatile, but pairs best with dishes of the same intensity.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : DP Burger
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 13.92 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.34  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
4 Star John Platter, Wine of the Month Club – Premium Selection

ageing : Drink now or within 5 – 7 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Vine density – 4,500 vines per hectare
This block is well balanced and has yet to reach its full potential.

about the harvest: A fantastic red wine vintage. The grapes reached optimum ripeness with ease.

in the cellar : The best quality grapes were selected and picked at optimum tannin ripeness, 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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