Muratie Alberta Annemarie Merlot
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The grapes were then crushed, destalked and pumped into traditional open fermenters. Pump-overs and plunging was done at regular intervals. The wine was matured in French oak barrels (33% new oak) for 12 months.
- Variety: Merlot
- Origin: South Africa
- Locality: Stellenbosch
Tasting Notes :
Intense ruby-coloured wine with pronounced aromas of dark chocolate, black cherries, toasted hazelnuts and an unusual herbal edge. The aromas give way to elegant flavours of black fruits (cherries, blackberries and ripe plums) matched with rich and savoury notes of black olives, liquorice and spicy tannins (cloves and cinnamon sticks). A richly-layered wine with plenty of backbone and structure.