Diemersfontein Merlot 2014

Delicious ripe red berries with undertones of spice and oak delivers a wine with a soft finish.

Best served with beef bourguignon, roast duck and even fresh grilled tuna.

variety : Merlot | 89% Merlot, 8% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Franc
winemaker : Francois Roode/Brett Rightford
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.62 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 

Ready to be enjoyed now

in the vineyard : 

A combination of different terroirs.

about the harvest: 

Grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness.
Yield: 8ton/ha

in the cellar : 

Grapes were vinified separately. Fermentation happened in tanks over 6 days, pressed put back into tank to finish melolactic fermentation. After Melolactic fermentation the wine was racked into third fill barrels for 12 months until they were blended, stabilized and bottled.

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