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


Type: Red
Style: Dry

Taste: Complex and Full Bodied


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.


Cellar for 7 years or drink now.

Blend Information: 100% Merlot

FOOD Suggestions


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.