Morgenhof - Merlot 2009 - Mellow Red 12x 75cl Bottles


Morgenhof - Merlot 2009
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75cl Bottles
Available 11th Oct 2014

A rich dark ruby coloured wine lures you to a complex nose full of intense black cherry, mulberry and mixed spice. These enticing flavours follow through onto a supple, lingering palate.

Terroir: The Merlot vineyard is planted on N-NW; SW-W and N, S facing slopes from 160m-200m above sea-level. These blocks are planted on the following soil types nl: Swartland, Tukulu, Vilafonte and Glenrosa.

These soils varies from medium to heavy textured, with a clay content that varies from 15 - 20%

Blend: Merlot100% Vineyard Age: Merlot 8 - 19 years.

Category(s):     Red Wine

Producer: Morgenhof   -
ABV:   14%
Acidity g/l:   6.3
Appellation:   Stellenbosch
Bio-Dynamic:   No
Body:   Medium-Full Bodied
Brand:   Morgenhof
Country of Origin:   South Africa
Decanter Awards:   2011 Silver
Drinking From:   2013
Drinking Until:   2020
Food Match:   Roasted Dishes
Food Match:   Red Meats
Gluten Free:   No
Grape Type:   Merlot
IWSC Awards:   2012 Silver
Kosher Y/N:   No
Malolactic Fermentation:   No
Organic Y/N:   No
Ph Level:   3.54
Region:   Coastal Region
Residual Sugar g/l:   3.3
Serving temperature Degrees C:   15
Style of Red:   Full & Fruity
Suggested Optimum Year:   2013
Type of closure:   Natural Cork
Vegan Y/N:   No
Vegetarian Y/N:   No
Vintage:   2009
Winemaker:   Andries de Klerk


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12x 75cl Bottles 11th Oct 2014 £ 184.38 £ 15.37 Add to BasketAdd to WishList

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Producer Information

The illustrious Morgenhof Wine Estate is situated on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountains outside Stellenbosch.

This area is renowned for the high quality of its grapes and the distinctive terroir is reflected in the character of the exceptional wines.

Owned by Mrs Cointreau, Morgenhof Wine Estate dates back to 1692 and consists of 212 hectares of which 74 hectares are under vines, producing approximately 35000 cases a year.

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