Havana Hills Merlot 2000

Supple, succulent wine made from intensely flavoured juice of fully ripened grapes grown on unirrigated sun drenched vines in deep, clay rich soils, packed with generous fruit flavours.


variety : Merlot | Merlot
winery : Havana Hills
winemaker : Nico Vermeulen
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.43 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Enjoyable now but will improve over 8 years.

in the vineyard : Harvest date 15 February 2000 and 9 March 2000. Yield: 5 tons per hecare. Soil type: Deep Hutton type with good water retention.

about the harvest: Harvest date 15 February 2000 and 9 March 2000.

in the cellar : Picked into baskets and grapes selected before going into crusher. Pump over 3 times daily and left on skin for 28 days. Malolectic in French barrels oaked for 12 months, 30% new.
Bottled 06/02/2001.

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