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Groote Post Merlot 2004
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Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.75
RS : 3.8 g/l
Total Acid : 5.3 g/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red


Accolades
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Bronze
Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Gold Medal
Tasting Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR TASTING AT CELLAR DOOR

Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Bronze
Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Gold Medal
The bounty of our merlot vineyards is almost endless. In this wine the intensely concentrated plum and chocolate flavours gives an almost syrupy consistency on the palate. One could easily be tempted to drink it upon release, but cellaring for a few years will leave the various elements – fruit, acid, oak and tannin-harmoniously integrated.
Blend Information
100% Merlot
In The Vineyard
Vines planted: 1993
Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Clones: MO: 181 & 192 B
Yield: 8t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary
Trellising: 5 wire Perold
Elevation: 300m
About The Harvest
The grapes were harvested at 26º Balling.
In The Cellar
Wood maturation: 15 months
Bottled: November 2005

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