Helderberg Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

A beautiful violet red colour with hints of mint, clove and pepper on the nose. The palate is filled with rich raspberry flavours supported by a smoky sweetness from the oak, which leads to a soft rounded tannin structure and lingering finish.


variety : Merlot | 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : 
winemaker : Our Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.27 % vol  rs : 5.47 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Soft  taste : Fragrant   wooded

in the vineyard : The vines are trellised on a 5-wire hedge system, and have an average yield of 8-9t/ha. The vines are grafted onto R99 and 101-14 Mgt.

about the harvest: Harvesting took place in middle March, at 23.5º Balling.

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