Meerlust - Red 2012 - Soft And Silky 75cl Bottle


Meerlust - Red 2012
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An intense, dark purple colour with a violet rim.

The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit, plums, spice and lifted floral aromas.

On the palate it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate.

The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear.

The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste.

31% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Cabernet Franc, 9% Petit Verdot.

Category(s):     Red Wine

Producer: Meerlust Estate   -
ABV:   14%
Acidity g/l:   6.1
Appellation:   Stellenbosch
Brand:   Meerlust Estate
Country of Origin:   South Africa
Food Match:   BBQ Dishes
Food Match:   Red Meats
Grape Type:   Cabernet Sauvignon
Grape Type:   Merlot
Ph Level:   3.56
Region:   Coastal Region
Residual Sugar g/l:   2.3
Vintage:   2012


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Producer Information

Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh, eighth generation custodian of this seventeenth-century national monument.
Meerlust, with its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, family cemetery, dovecote and bird sanctuary is situated fifteen kilometers south of Stellenbosch, with the blue crescent of False Bay a mere five kilometers away. The Estate is uniquely positioned for the production of wines with exceptional complexity and character. In the summertime, ocean breezes and evening mists roll in from the coast to cool the vineyards.
The grapes ripen slowly, thus achieving full, concentrated varietal flavours. The soil consists of predominantly deep, well drained Hutton and Clovelly soil types, affording the vines excellent drought resistance and an ideal substrata for producing concentrated, complex wines. One hundred and ten hectares are planted with varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Pinot Noir.

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