Meerlust Pinot Noir 2001

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Chris Williams
Main Variety - Pinot Noir
Alcohol - 14.0 %vol
pH - 3.6
RS - 3.0 g/l
Total Acid - 6.0 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red


Tasting Notes

Medium transluscent bright ruby in colour. Slight tawny-ruby rim. The wine exhibits a typical Pinot Noir bouquet of ripe spring strawberry fruit, cranberry & perfumed musk. There is a hint of gaminess & wild mushrooms on the nose. Medium bodied with bright, clean fruit flavours of red berries & cherries. Vibrant fresh acidity & silky, layered tannins on the finish.

Ageing Potential

Up to 12 years, provided wine is stored in ideal cellar conditions.

Blend Information

100% Pinot Noir

Food Suggestions

White and red meats, Parma ham, grilled linefish, mushrooms and cheese.Ideally served at 16° - 18°C.

In The Vineyard

Soil type: Decomposed granite mixed with clay.


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