Hazendal Merlot 2001

Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Cedarwood and cigarboxes on the nose and delicious berry fruit on the palate which is well balanced by gentle oak flavours. Bigger, bolder flavour concentration due to vine maturity. Spicy frame for meaty ripeness with combination of pepper and fruit.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winery : Hazendal
winemaker : Ronel Wiid
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.7  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Swiss Airlines International Wine Awards 2004 - Seal of Approval

ageing : Lovely ripe tannins make it accessible now, but it will age well.

in the vineyard : Second crop. Vineyards are six years old.

in the cellar : Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

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