Brink Family Vineyards Merlot 2016

Brink Family Vineyards Merlot 2016

R80.00

Brink Family Vineyards Merlot

 

VINTAGE:  2016

WINE OF ORIGIN:  Swartland

 

WINE ELABORATION: 

Manual harvesting of grapes.  Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25-28 °C) with two daily pump-overs extracting colour and tannins.  After the malolactic fermentation is completed in barrel the wine mature another 12 months in French oak barrels.

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Varietal composition:  100%

Type of wine:  Red

Geographical location:  Swartland

Vineyard:  Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare

Alcohol:  14.2%

Total acidity:  5.5 g/L

pH:  3.53

Volatile acidity:  0.57 g/L

Residual sugar:  2.8 g/L

 

TASTING NOTES: 

Deep red colour.  Aromas of ripe red fruits with some chocolate, mint and eucalyptus.  Mouthfeel shows good volume and round, subtle tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C

SERVING SUGGESTION: 

Most enjoyable with ostrich fillets and white meat dishes.

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