Meerlust Red 2002

Meerlust Red 2002

Medium dark opaque ruby core with cerise rim. Intense cassis and mocha nose initially. Hints of creamy oak and baking spice with earthiness & minerality. Full bodied palate with lively natural acidity. Juicy plum-cassis fruit, fine silky tannins & excellent length.

Venison, game, pot roast and noble cheese. Ideally served at 18° - 20°C.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot ]
winery : Meerlust Estate
winemaker : Chris Williams
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Up to 12 years, provided wine is stored in ideal cellar conditions.

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Decomposed granite mixed with clay

about the harvest: Harvested at optimum ripeness.

in the cellar : The Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes were fermented separately before undergoing malo-lactic fermentation in French oak barriques. The blend was further barrel matured for 16 months before being bottled.

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