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De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2017

De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2017

It is fruit-driven with flavours of mulberries and cherries, and a smooth finish.

It is wonderful to be enjoyed with meat salads, chicken dishes and pickled fish.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : De Waal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.34 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.88  ta : 4.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 3 years

This wine is part of the popular lifestyle range, the Young Vines range.

in the vineyard : 

This wine is produced from a selection of younger vineyards, between 13 - 15 years old.

Location of Vineyard: Lower down on the north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge

about the harvest: Harvest Date: 8 March 2017
Sugar level at harvest: 24.5° B
Yield per Hectare: 11.0 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older French oak barrels
Bottling Date: December 2017

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