Morgenhof - Merlot 2010Intense Black Cherry
Country of OriginSouth Africa
- BodyMedium-Full Bodied
- Food MatchRed Meats
- Food MatchRoasted Dishes
- Grape TypeMerlot
- Malolactic FermentationNo
- Serving temperature Degrees C15
- Style of RedFull & Fruity
- Type of closureNatural Cork
- WinemakerAndries de Klerk
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.