La Capra Merlot 2016

Ruby colour with aromas of violets and redcurrant. The palate is filled with plums, red fruit flavours and a smooth rounded texture.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Fairview Wines
winemaker : Anthony de Jager
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork,Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Merlot was selected from our estate vineyards in Stellenbosch and Paarl.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested early in the morning.

in the cellar : The grapes were fermented in tank for 10 days. After fermentation the wine was transferred to 2nd and 3rd fill French and American oak barrels where it was matured for 9 months before bottling.

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