Du Toitskloof Merlot 2002

Du Toitskloof Merlot 2002

Ripe mulberry, mint, and stemmy flavours mingle pleasantly with light smokiness from the oak. The palate is characterised by firm, ripe tannins and there is a hint of chocolate on the aftertaste. May be bottle-matured for up to five years.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Philip Jordaan & Shawn Thompson
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.38  ta : 5.4 g/l  so2 : 78 mg/l  fso2 : 41 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the cellar : Half of the grapes from a single vineyard underwent carbonic maceration (whole bunch fermentation) and eight months’ maturation in new French oak.

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