Oldenburg Vineyards Merlot 2014

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R1142 for 6 bottles

R190 per bottle

Radiant, bright red hues. Blackcurrant, mint and savoury aromas prevail. The wine has a juicy, mineral core with fresh acidity and perky tannins. It is very accessible for immediate enjoyment but can be aged for a further 5 years at least.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winemaker : Philip Costandius
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.28 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Top 100 SA Wines 2015
in the vineyard : Cultivar clone : MO192 Rootstock: R110 Planted : 2005 Row direction : E/W Plant density : 2667 vines/ha Soil type : Vilafontes and Cartref Trellis system : VSP Pruning : 2 bud Spurs Irrigation: Supplementary drip Picking date: 19-03-2012 Grape sugar : 24.50 B Acidity : 5.4 g/l pH at harvest : 3.41

about the harvest: Bunch and berry sorting: By hand

in the cellar : Bunch and berry sorting: By hand Crushing and destemming
Delicate processing Pump overs: 3 Times per day Cold soak: 3 Days Yeast : BDX Red Fermentation temperature: Max 28 ˚C Wood maturation : 19 months in 300L French Oak barrels, 40% new

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