Meerlust Merlot

R289.00
 

Deep, youthful purple colour with a ruby rim. Intense dark brambly fruit on the nose, mulberry, liquorice and damson plum with hints of dark chocolate and spice, tempered by a stony minerality. The full bodied palate offers generous, ripe, pure Merlot fruit with refreshing acidity, structured yet silky tannins and pronounced length and minerality. There is a core of juiciness, opulence and richness typical of the variety, while the Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot lend greater complexity to the wine.

85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot

Red meats, game and strong cheeses. Ideally served at 18°C – 19°C

Alcohol : 13.5% vol
TA : 6.7 g/l
Sugar : 2.9 g/l
pH : 3.39

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Deep, youthful purple colour with a ruby rim. Intense dark brambly fruit on the nose, mulberry, liquorice and damson plum with hints of dark chocolate and spice, tempered by a stony minerality. The full bodied palate offers generous, ripe, pure Merlot fruit with refreshing acidity, structured yet silky tannins and pronounced length and minerality. There is a core of juiciness, opulence and richness typical of the variety, while the Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot lend greater complexity to the wine.

85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot

Red meats, game and strong cheeses. Ideally served at 18°C – 19°C

Alcohol : 13.5% vol
TA : 6.7 g/l
Sugar : 2.9 g/l
pH : 3.39