Badsberg Merlot 2008

Badsberg Merlot 2008

Berry and mint flavours with soft tannins.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 13.67 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Medium ageing potential (5 years).

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 800mm - 1000mm per year
Soil: Red hill soil
Trellis system: Extended Perold
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested middle of March at 24º Balling.
Yield: 10 tons/ha

in the cellar : Contact on the skin for 1 week at 26ºC.
Matured in stainless steel tanks for ± 5 months on staves.
Filtering and bottling.

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