Nicol Merlot 2016

My dearest son, Nicol

Berries & spice & aromas so nice – that’s what men like you are made of. This wine shares your coming of age & celebrates rich characteristics: uniquely individual & bold, with a heart of chocolate & gold. Pampered, guided & prepared for your rendezvous with the school of life. Abundant with requirements to age to perfection. Mmmmmmm…

Parental love does have a distinctive taste.

Proudly yours,

Mamma

xxx

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R125.00

Description:

Delightful mixture of berry undertones & dark chocolate with a subtle note of nutmeg in the background. Whiffs of eucalyptus & Turkish Delight on the nose.

Vinification:

Merlot blocks harvested separately and cold soaked for approx. 3 days in temperature-controlled containers. Fermentation initiated and kept between 25°C – 28°C for up to 2 weeks. Punch downs during fermentation every 3 hours. Gentle press and blended. Aged for 14-16 months in a combination of medium-toasted, 1st filled French-oak barrels and flex-cubes with staves.

Analysis:

Alc

Vol%

Residual sugar g/l Total acid

g/l

Total SO2

mg/l

pH
15.41 2.6 6.0 59 3.61

 

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg