Meerlust Merlot 1989

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Giorgio Dalla Cia
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 13.0 %vol
pH - 3.28
RS - 3.2 g/l
Total Acid - 6.0 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics



Tasting Notes

A blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Bred to a deep garnet color, Meerlust Merlot 1989 displays the finesse and distinction one would expect from a classics Merlot. Mellow, velvety with a hint of sweetness imparted by the berries, this complex wine is full-bodied and the splendid result of a good vintage year. Because of its tremendous concentration, this Merlot has the potential of greatly improving in complexity in the bottle.

Ageing Potential

10 to 15 years

Blend Information

Blend


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