limited stock Saxenburg

PC Merlot

standard courier: 3 working days

Shipping from: Saxenburg Wines

R 133

QUANTITY AVAILABLE: 72 X available Immediately

2011


Cultivar:

100% Merlot

Country:

South Africa

Rating:

4 Stars - Platter's

Specifications:

14.00% alc vol Sugar g/l: 3.5
Type: Red Wine Cellaring Potential: 10+ years
Origin: Stellenbosch Appellation: Stellenbosch

Tasting Notes:

A refined and elegantly structured Merlot with layers of rich, supple berry fruit flavours hints of mocha chocolate complemented by fine tannins.

Black Pepper
Black Pepper

Mocha
Mocha

Dark Cherry
Dark Cherry

Prunes
Prunes

Between two mighty oceans, on the southern tip of Africa, lies the historic Saxenburg Wine Farm. Here, memory and the seasons conspire with the cellarmaster’s craft to produce unique wines of consistent and exceptional quality.
For centuries wayfarers bound for the East Indies found hospitality and relief at the Fairest Cape. At Saxenburg we extend this tradition and invite you to visit our world.

Trellised, no irrigation or fertilizer ‘vendage verte’ for low production at optimum ripeness.

Selected from best part of the vineyard, fermented with yeast in open tanks at 29°C plus 2 weeks of skin contact after the fermentation.

12 months in 300 litre French oak barrels of which 30 % was new, 40% second fill and 30% third fill

Food pairing

The wine is an ideal accompaniment to rich, full flavoured meat dishes.

Lamb Tuna Venison Beef
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