Hill&Dale Merlot


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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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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