De Waal Merlot 2018

De Waal Merlot 2018

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It is fruit-driven with flavours of mulberries and cherries, and a smooth finish.

  • Technical Analysis

    alc    13.34
    rs    2.6
    pH    3.88
    ta    4.6

  • Wine Information

    Variety:    Merlot

    Blend Percent:    100% Merlot

    Food Suggestion

    It is wonderful to be enjoyed with meat salads, chicken dishes and pickled fish.

    Ageing    3 years


    Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days

    Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older French oak barrels

    Bottling Date: December 2017


    Harvest Date: 8 March 2017

    Sugar level at harvest: 24.5° B

    Yield per Hectare: 11.0 tons per hectare.


    Location of Vineyard: High up on cooler South facing slopes

    Soil Type: Hutton

    Age of Vineyard: 10 - 15 years

    Root Stock: R 99

    Method of Trellising: 3 wire- hedge

  • Style

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

  • Pack

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