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De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2017

De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2017
De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2017
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
Winemaker Daniel de Waal
Variety Merlot
BlendPercent 100% Merlot
FoodSuggest It is wonderful to be enjoyed with meat salads, chicken dishes and pickled fish.
Ageing 3 years
Cellar Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older French oak barrels
Bottling Date: December 2017
Harvest Harvest Date: 8 March 2017
Sugar level at harvest: 24.5° B
Yield per Hectare: 11.0 tons per hectare.

This wine is produced from a selection of younger vineyards, between 13 - 15 years old.

Location of Vineyard: Lower down on the north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge

body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: DeWaal Young Vines
R95.00 per bottle
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