Hill&Dale Merlot

R58.00

Soft and well balanced

A modern, medium-bodied, elegant creation with a vibrant ruby colour and flavours of raspberries and ripe currants.

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Description

Winemaker’s Comments

Colour: Intense, vibrant ruby.

 

Bouquet: Fresh red raspberries and currants upfront with tweaks of hazelnut and herbaceous Italian parsley leaf.

 

Taste: Medium to full-bodied, the wine displays a generous warmth with flavours of dark, ripe cherry, sweet plum and stewed raspberry. The clean and elegant aftertaste is friendly, dry and very well balanced.

 

Ageing Potential: Extremely friendly in its youth the wine should gain in complexity to an age of three to five years.

 

Food Pairing: Some favourites for pairing with this wine are pork and peanut wantons with soy sauce drizzles, pulled mutton bolognaise, braaied lamb chops and juicy Boerewors.

 

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