Cordoba Merlot 1995

A wine with an intense colour packed with concentrated cherry/plum flavours with classics oak undertones adding extra dimension. The firm tannins speak of the wine's excellent ageing potential.

variety : Merlot [ Merlot ]
winery : Cordoba
winemaker : Chris Keet
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : 10 years

in the cellar : The berries were gently crushed. Three weeks maceration on the skins was allowed post alcoholic fermentation to extract as much as possible, followed by a very gentle pressing. Thereafter the wine spen 19 months in 225l French Oak barrels.

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