Merlot 2017, Meerlust

£22.80 per bottle

About this wine

The dark fruit and opulence of the Meerlust Merlot 2017 is immediately apparent.  Meerlust have been refining the viticulture to produce more balanced, flavourful fruit. Intense dark brambly fruit on the nose,
mulberry, liquorice and damson plum with hints of dark chocolate and spice, tempered by a stony minerality. The medium-full bodied palate offers generous, ripe, pure Merlot fruit with refreshing acidity, structured yet silky tannins and pronounced length and minerality. There is a core of juiciness, opulence and richness typical of the variety, while the Cabernet Franc (8%) and Petit Verdot (4.5%) lend greater complexity to the wine.

Ageing potential: Up to 12 years under ideal cellar conditions

Food pairing: Red meats, game and strong cheeses. Ideally served at 18°C – 19°C

Alcohol: 14% ABV

 

 

 

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Producer Meerlust
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Colour Red
Grape Merlot
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

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Delivery within mainland UK is free for orders over £75.00.

 

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