A Few Good Men Merlot 2000

Rich, plum and damson flavours with a smooth velvet feel in the mouth. A long juicy finish perfectly balanced with warm soft wood flavours. Serve with Malay dishes and smoked chicken.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Zakkie Bester and Eric Saayman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.89 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.77  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2003 - Seal of Approval
Veritas 2002 - Bronze
The International Wine & Spirit Competition 2002 - Commended
in the vineyard : Only grapes from the vineyard of van Reenen Malan was used for this wine. Production was 8.5 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Harvested at an average of 24ยบ Balling.

in the cellar : Crushed and destemed, natural fermentation. Fermented on the skins. After alcoholic and malolactic fermentation racked into second fill barrels where it was matured for nine months.

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