BADSBERG MERLOT

CURRENT VINTAGE: 2020

TASTING NOTES
Colour: Bright to garnet red colour
Nose: Robust red berry with mild chocolate nuances on the nose
Palate: Red berry and fruity flavours with soft tannins

AGEING POTENTIAL
Medium ageing potential (5 years).

BLEND INFORMATION
100% Merlot

IN THE VINEYARD
Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 850mm Average per year
Soil: Well-drained sandy soil
Trellis system: Extended Perold
Irrigation: Micro

ABOUT THE HARVEST
The grapes were harvested first week of march at 24° – 26° Balling.

IN THE CELLAR
Cold soaked for 48h prior to fermentation for effective colour extraction.
Fermentation period 7 days at 24° – 27° C.

FOOD SUGGESTIONS
-Blue Cheese
-Filet Mignon / Grilled Beef Dishes
-Red Fruit / Berry Sauces
-Mushroom, Lamb, Pork

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
Alcohol – 14.17 %vol
pH – 3.49
RS – 4.7 g/l
Total Acid – 5.8 g/l
Wine of Origin- Breedekloof

CHARACTERISTICS
Type – Red
Style – Dry
Body – Medium
Taste – Fragrant

PRODUCTION TEAM
Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen, Stian Victor

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