Thandi Merlot 2014

Main Features

A medium bodied wine with dark plums, savoury and chocolate flavours. Soft, easy drinking well balanced wine.

Viticulture

Origin: Stellenbosch
Soil type: Cape Hutton
Harvesting time: Mid March
Yield: 8 - 10 tons per hectare

Vinification

Balling: 24ยบ B at harvest
Fermentation: Cold soaking for 48 hours. Wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks for 10 days Daily pump overs
Oaking: Partly 300l French oak as well as selected premium French oak staves for approximately 8 months Malolactic completed
Aging: Ready to drink now or can mature for another 3-5 years
Serving: Pair with creamy fish or pasta dishes
 

Statistics

Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: South Africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Alcohol Volume: 14 %
Sugar: 4.0 g/l
pH: 3.56
Acidity: 5.58 g/l