Morgenhof - Merlot 2010

Intense Black Cherry
Morgenhof - Merlot 2010

Country of Origin

South Africa

Producer Information


Decanter Awards 2011 Silver
IWSC Awards 2012 Silver

Key Information

Other Information

  • ABV14%
  • 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
  • Vintage2010
  • 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.

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