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De Waal Merlot 2015 (Case of 6 bottles) (R140 per bottle)

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De Waal Merlot 2015

Our premium Merlot, made from a selection of older vineyards. The wine shows beautiful berry and dark plum flavours. The middle pallet is rich and voluptuous, with a smooth and lingering finish.

Technical Analysis

alc    14.0
rs    2.5
pH    3.56
ta    5.6

Wine Information

Variety:    Merlot

Blend:    100% Merlot

Food Suggestion:   A great food wine, it will pair well with roasted lamb or pork belly.

Cellar

Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days

Cellar Maturation: 14 months 225-liter French second fill barrique barrels

Future Maturation Potential: 6 - 8 years

Bottling Date: August 2017

Market Release Date: September 2017

Harvest

Harvest date: 9 March 2015

Sugar level at harvest: 25° Balling

Yield per hectare: 7.0 tons/ha

Vineyard    

Location of the vineyard: Lower down on the south-facing slopes

Soil type: Gravel & loam

Age of Vineyard: Over 25 years

Rootstock: R99

Method of trellising: 3-wire hedge

Style

Body:    Full
Style:    Dry
Taste:   Fruity
Type:    Red

Pack

Closure:    Screwcap
Pack Size:    750ml
Pack Type:    Bottle