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Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.73
RS : 4.07 g/l
Total Acid : 5.74 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.57 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
2017 Cape Wine Academy Gold Awards - Gold
Tasting Notes

Deep red color. Aromas of ripe red fruits with some chocolate, mint and attractive minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume and round, sweet tannins.

Blend Information
100% Merlot
Food Suggestions
Most enjoyable with ostrich fillets and white meat dishes. Serving temperature: 18° C.
In The Vineyard

Geographical location:Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised

About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes
Yield: 8tons/hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25° - 28° C) with two daily pump-overs extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 months in French and American oak barrels.


Other Vintages
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2015 Dewald Huisamen Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2014 Riaan van der Spuy Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2011 Riaan van der Spuy Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2010 Riaan van der Spuy Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2009 Jaco van der Merwe Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2007 Jaco van der Merwe Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2007 Jaco van der Merwe Merlot
Pulpit Rock Brink Family Merlot 2006 Jaco van der Merwe Merlot

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