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Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot

Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot
Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot
This complex but also elegant wine spoils you with flavours of raspberry, ripe red plum, vanilla, coffee, liquorice, chocolate and nuances of tobacco. This wine has an elegant structure with velvety tannins and a surprisingly lengthy aftertaste.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.97
rs 2.95
pH 3.56
ta 5.32
Description
BlendPercent 100% Merlot
Cellar

Vinification: Crush and destalk, 5-10 days fermentation at 22 - 30°C
Maturation: After malolactic fermentation a portion (approx. 50%) of the wine is racked into barrels for 7-8 months while the balance is transferred into stainless tanks to which staves are added. A blend of 3rd and 4th fill barrels are used

FoodSuggest

The balance is simply near perfect! Enjoy this on its own or with roasted duck breast or roasted tomato and basil pasta.

Harvest

Yield: 5.5 - 6.5 ton/ha
Balling at Harvest: 24° - 25° B

Variety Merlot
Vineyard

Strategically selected sites which get the warm sunny days and cooling effect of the Atlantic ocean. Deep soils from decomposed granite, clay rich and good drainage.

Winemaker Carel Hugo + Pieter-Niel Rossouw
Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Darling Cellars Reserve Range
R65.00
R65.00 per bottle
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