Creation Reserve Merlot 2013

Remarkably complex with a royal feast of berries and nuts complemented by whiffs of cigar box, cedar and clove. Velvety smooth and berry-rich on the lingering palate where the exciting layer range from dried goji berry to hints of graphite and wood spice.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Creation Wines
winemaker : JC Martin
wine of origin : Walker Bay
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2017 SAWI Awards - Platinum

ageing : Optimum drinkability: 2015-2025

about the harvest: Harvest date beginning April 2013

in the cellar : Traditional skin fermentation followed by malolactic fermentation in barrels. Light filtration before bottling. Barrel ageing 18 months, 60% new wood, 2nd, 3rd fill.
Bottling date: December 2014

OTHER VINTAGES

Merlot