Drostdy Hof Merlot 2003

This as a medium-bodied wine with intense berry flavours. It can be enjoyed now, but has been structured to gain complexity with maturation over the next few years.

This wine is an ideal partner to lamb, guinea fowl, pasta and cheese.

variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winemaker : Coenie Snyman
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.6 % vol  rs : 4.4 g/l  pH : 3.61  ta : 5.82 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : The grapes for this wine were sourced from Stellenbosch, Malmesbury, Worcester and Robertson.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand harvested between 23° and 26° Balling.

in the cellar : The juice was fermented for five days on the skins and after pressing, fermentation was continued without the skins. Once malolactic fermentation had been induced, the wine was matured in a combination of new, second-fill and third-fill French oak.

find our wines in :

OTHER VINTAGES

Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot
Merlot