KWV Laborie Merlot 2017

£10.95

This refined Merlot has aromas of red cherries, mulberries, cranberries and crushed herbs, with earthy nuances. The palate is vibrant and juicy with fibrous tannins and a sweet, elegant finish

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Description

The First Drop

The Labourie range brings French tradition to the region of Paarl. Producing wines for over 300 years, this is definetly a taste of the old world in South Africa.

Tasting Note

This refined Merlot has aromas of red cherries, mulberries, cranberries and crushed herbs, with earthy nuances. The palate is vibrant and juicy with fibrous tannins and a sweet, elegant finish.

Food Match

Tomato based Pasta, roasted duck, chicken or grilled steak

Wine Maker

Wim Truter

Vineyard info/Viticulture

Machine/hand picked from Vineyards in the Western Cape. Soil in the Western Cape is ancient (350 million to 500 million years old) weathered soils, of alluvial or volcanic origin.

Vinification

Machine/hand picked. Stainless steel tanks

Ageing

35% Oak matured for 8-10 months. 90% French oak, 10% American oak staves

Additional information

Colour

Closure

ABV

Country

Region

Western Cape

Unit Volume (CL)

75cl

Case Size

6x75cl

Vintage

2015

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