Du Toitskloof Merlot 2003

Du Toitskloof Merlot 2003

Ripe mulberry, mint and stemmy flavours mingle pleasantly with light smokiness from the oak. The palate is characterised by firm, ripe tannins and there is a hint of chocolate on the aftertaste.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Philip Jordaan & Shawn Thompson
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.38  ta : 5.4 g/l  so2 : 78 mg/l  fso2 : 41 mg/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Bottle-mature for up to five years.

in the cellar : Half of the grapes from a single vineyard underwent carbonic maceration (whole bunch fermentation) and eight months’ maturation in new French oak.

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