Laborie Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Laborie Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

A complex, well-balanced red wine with typical minty, pepper and berry flavours resulting from the two varietals complementing each other. An easy-drinking wine with a soft finish.

variety : Merlot [ 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Laborie Wines
winemaker : The Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.94 % vol  rs : 2.70 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.44 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Climate: Wet winters and warm summers, tempered by cool ocean breezes from over the mountain.

Soil: Weathered granite and clovelly from Paarl Mountain.

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at 23.4° Balling.