Botha Kelder Merlot 2015

Medium bodied wine with raspberry and red plum flavours. Matured in French oak barrels.

Serve at room temperature. Serve with mutton, pork and pasta.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Botha Kelder
winemaker : Michiel Visser
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 14.60 % vol  rs : 4.6 g/l  pH : 3.48  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 years from purchase

in the vineyard : Soil: Rocky red soil near the Mosterthoek Mountains

Viticulture
Yield: 11 tons/Ha
Trellis Systems: Two wire extended Perold
Age of Vines: 8 years
Irrigation: Micro Irrigation

about the harvest: Hand picked.

in the cellar : Crushing: Destemmed and crushed
Fermentation: Fermentation on skin for 3 - 10 days @ 25°C - 28°C
Tanks: Stainless Steel

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