Merlot 2022


Type: Red
Style: Merlot
Case of 6
Analysis: Alc. 13.5% Vol.
Contains Sulphites


RANGE: Zulu Girl
BLEND: 90 % Merlot; 10% Cabernet Franc
WINE OF ORIGIN: Western Cape
GEOGRAPHY: Western Cape Province of South Africa – Paarl and surrounding areas. Cold wet winters and hot dry summers
VINYARDS: Vineyards situated on cool, southern slopes in the Robertson and Paarl regions. Soils are deep, rich and well drained. 5- Wire Perold system. Extensive canopy-, yield- and crop management. Additional irrigation after veraizon.
YIELD: 8-10 tons /ha
Balling at harvest: 25 to 26 degrees Balling
IN THE CELLAR: Fermented on skins 12 to 14 days after which the skins are pressed, and the wine is inoculated with malolactic bacteria to initiate a secondary fermentation. The wine is oak matured in small oak barrels, second and third fill, for 10 to 12 months.
TASTING NOTES: Primary flavours of dark red fruit with a hint of mint. Medium to full bodied wine with relaxed tannins and a soft lingering after taste.
Food Pairing: Pairs well with Chicken, Pork and darker meat dishes.

Weight 7 kg
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 33 cm
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Merlot 2022