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Merlot - Red South African Wine
Wine of Westerns Cape, South Africa
Suitable for Vegans
Suitable for Vegetarians
Grown from vines in the Western Cape, this Merlot strikes a balance between red berry fruit and a long chocolatey finish creating a rich, full bodied red with poise and elegance. This hearty red will match any food with equal depth, try with roast red meats or a cheeseboard.
Type of Closure: Screwcap
Producer: Boutinot South Africa
Grape Variety: Merlot
Winemaker: Marinda Kruger Van Eck
Agent: Boutinot Wines
Vinification Details: Bunches are destemmed and placed in open top fermenters. The grapes are turned 4 times a day in order to aerate the wine to ensure soft and fruity tannins. Malo-lactic fermentation follows. The wine is then kept on the fine lees until ready to bottle.
History: Boutinot South Africa have long standing relationships with growers, which allows us to source the best parcels of fruit. Our head South African winemaker Marinda Kruger Van Eck works closely with the vineyard s and selects the very best sites.
Regional Information: Grapes are sourced from long established vineyards on the Wellington/Swartland border, an area of low rainfall and mainly decomposed granite soils. The vines are low-trellised and the grapes were picked mid-March.
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5
Tasting Notes: This Merlot strikes a balance between red berry fruit and a long chocolatey finish creating a rich, full bodied red with poise and elegance.
Serving Suggestion: This hearty wine will match any food with equal depth, try it with roast red meat or a cheeseboard.
Allergy Information - Contains Sulphites
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