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Whalehaven Merlot 2015

R158.00

A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multilayered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.

SKU: 6008226001683-2015 Category:

Description

A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multilayered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.

Additional information

Varieties

100% Merlot

Maturation

Following two days of cold maceration on skins, fermentation was completed reaching temperatures of 25 °C – 28 °C. Malo-lactic took place in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves. The wine was then matured for approximately 14 months in small French oak barrels, 33% in 1st new oak and 67% in 2nd and 3rd fill.

Food Pairing

Beef, Chicken, Mushroom