Yonder Hill MERLOT 2014 (6/case) (R219/BOTTLE)

Yonder Hill MERLOT 2014 (6/case) (R219/BOTTLE)

Regular price R 1,314.00 Sale

Technical Analysis

Winemaker: Abe Beukes

Main Variety: 100% Merlot

Alcohol: 14.0% vol
pH: 3.57
Rs: 2.6/l
Total Acid: 6.2g/l

Characteristics

Type: Red
Style: Dry

Taste: Complex and Full Bodied

ACCOLADES:

Platter 2017 - 4 Stars;
Vitis Vinifera 2016 - Gold

Tasting Notes

Deep dark colour. Rich velvety texture with blackberries, cassis, eucalyptus and dark chocolates on the nose. This wine is build on a heavy but well rounded tannin structure, and is excellently well balanced.

AGEING POTENTIAL

Cellar for 7 years or drink now.

Blend Information: 100% Merlot

FOOD Suggestions

Fillet

IN the Cellar

The berries from the tiny 1.2ha vineyard, ripened in the early months of the year. Fermentation took place on the skins for twelve days, with five days post maceration after gentle pressing, malolactic was encouraged. This Merlot was then matured in 65%-new French Oak barrels for 20 months.