DeWaal Young Vines Merlot 2009

DeWaal Young Vines Merlot 2009

The Young Vines is a velvet soft wine with flavours of creamy black berries.
Uiterwyk is an established Estate, with the youngest vineyards already 5 - 15 years old.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.03 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 4.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : 2 - 3 years

in the vineyard : Location of Vineyard: Lower down on the north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: 15 years
Root Stock:R99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire-hedge

about the harvest: Harvest Date: 24 March 2009
Sugar level at Harvest: 23.5° Balling
Yield per Hectare: 8.5 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 6 months 225-litre French barriques
Bottling Date: October 2009

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