Avondale Merlot Le Pleurs 2000

Veritas 2003 - Gold
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze

A cocktail of red berries with a spicy oak infusion from new oak. Med body, well balanced and ripe dry tannins.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : Avondale Farm
winemaker : Dewaldt Heyns
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.83 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.8 g/l  va : 0.58 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Veritas 2003 - Gold
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze

ageing : A wine that must be aged and enjoyed from 2004 onwards.

in the vineyard : Clones: R99
Soil & Slope: Steep South facing Clovelly soil.
Trellishing: Extended Perold system

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand at 24,5┬║Balling

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