Backsberg Kosher Merlot 2016

Backsberg Kosher Merlot 2016

This wine displays aromas of raspberry and red plums, succulent sweet fruit flavours and finely integrated 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 [ 95% Merlot, 5% Durif ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 13.9 % vol  rs : 3.6 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Off Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 5 - 7 years

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean 
Soil Type: Clay loam, med-high yield, 280m north elevation 
Viticulture: 2 - 12 year old vineyards

in the cellar : A fermentation of 5 - 6 days with no maturation in oak creates a very fruitforward Merlot. Pasteurized and prepared under supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din, this wine is Mevushal/ Kosher for passover.

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