Hoopenburg The Guru Merlot 2014

Nose: Expressive fruitiness – red fruit, cherries and pink lady apples. Palate: A really lovely drinking Merlot with good freshness.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Hoopenburg Wines
winemaker : Helanie Olivier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 5.0 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The grapes for this wine comes solely from bush vines on Hoopenburg’s 35 ha farm.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 24° balling to capture the natural fruit of this variety.

in the cellar : Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation was done in stainless steel tank. Alternative wood products were used to provide the wanted structure in this wine, while still respecting the fruit. A minimal filtration was done before bottling.

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