Badsberg Merlot 2002

Badsberg Merlot 2002

A full medium bodied fruity wine made from specially selected grapes. Deep red colour. Strawberries with hints of mint. Very well-balanced.

Compliment red meat dishes.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen
wine of origin : Rawsonville
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.31  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Swiss Airlines International Wine Awards 2004 - Seal of Approval

ageing : Up to 5 years. Enjoy young.

in the vineyard : Mediterranean climate with rainfall of 800mm-1000mm py.
Soil: Red hill soil
Trellis system: Extended perold
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: Harvested in the middle of March at 24 Balling. Yield = 10 ton/ha

in the cellar : Contact on the skin for 1 week at 26 d Celsius.This wine was wood matured in stainless steel tanks for 5 months. Filtering and bottling.

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