Fort Simon Merlot 2000

Veritas 2003 - Silver
SAA Premium Class 2003

Plums and red berry fruits with ripe mulberry flavours and spicy oak undertones. Spicy in mouth flavours of glazed cherries and red berries, elegant dry tannin structure with a lingering fruitcake aftertaste.

Medium to full bodied style of red wine that will compliment roasted meats, steaks and venison.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Marinus Bredell
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.65 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
SAA Business Class Certificate Winner 2003
SAA Premium Class 2003
Veritas 2003 - Silver
in the vineyard : The grapes came from vineyards planted at 185 to 210 metres above sea level in decomposed granite. The vines were trellised and were planted from 1990 to 1991.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked by hand between 23.3 - 24.1├é┬░Balling on 14 & 15 February 2000.

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