A Few Good Men Merlot 1999

Rich, plum and damson flavors with a smooth velvet feel
in the mouth. A long juicy finish perfectly balanced with
warm soft wood flavors. Serve with Malay dishes, and smoked chicken.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.89 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.77  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Only grapes from the vineyard of van Reenen Malan was
used for this wine.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at an average of 24┬░Balling. Production: 8,5 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Crushed and destemed, natural fermentation. Fermented
on the skins. After alcoholic and Malolactic fermentation racked into second fill barrels where it was matured for nine months.

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