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De Waal Merlot 2015

De Waal Merlot 2015
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
Winemaker Daniel de Waal
Variety Merlot
BlendPercent 100% Merlot
FoodSuggest 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-litre French second fill barrique barrels
Furture 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 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
body Full
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: The Premium Range
R140.00 per bottle
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