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Badsberg Merlot 2017

Colour: Bright to garnet red colour.
Nose: Robust red berry with mild chocolate nuances on the nose.
Palate: Red berry and fruity flavours with soft tannins.


variety : Merlot | 100% Merlot
winemaker : Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen, Stian Victor, Shazell van Den Berg
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 14.29 % vol  rs : 4.8 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 

Medium ageing potential (5 years).

in the vineyard : 

Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 800mm - 1000mm per year
Soil: Well drained sandy soil
Trellis system: Extended Perold
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested first week of march at 24° - 26° Balling.
Yield: 10 tons/ha

in the cellar : 

Cold soaked for 48h prior to fermentation for effective colour extraction.
Fermentation period 7 days at 24° - 27° C.

Blended with a 30% matured French oak Merlot before bottling.

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