Backsberg Kosher Merlot 2011

Backsberg Kosher Merlot 2011

The wine displays aromas of raspberry and red plums, succulent sweet fruit flavours and finely coated tannins.

This sweet, fruity style makes it lovely on its own as well as an ideal accompaniment to a variety of lamb dishes.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Guilluame Nel
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 14.7 % vol  rs : 14.7 g/l  pH : 3.88  ta : 4.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Off Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 - 3 years

in the vineyard : CLIMATE: Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE: Clay loam, med-high yield, 280m north elevation
VITICULTURE: 2-12 year old vineyards, yield

in the cellar : Fermentation of 5-6 days with no maturation in oak barrels, creates this very fruity style Merlot. Pasteurized and prepared under supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din, makes this wine Mevushal /Kosher for passover.

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