2006 Veritas Oct.'06 - Bronze
2007 Swiss International Airlines Wine Awards May'07 - Bronze
2007 AWC Vienna 2007 International Wine Challenge Aug.'07 - Silver
2008 AWC Vienna 2008 International Wine Challenge Aug.'08 - Silver
2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Silver & Best in Class
2008 AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - Silver medal
Vibrant ruby with luscious black fruit, liquorice and mint-chocolate flavours. Oak treatment and well-handled tannins create a sleek muscular framework, which underpins the plump, ripe fruit core.
Elsie Pels â€“ Cape Wine Master
Enjoy the rich ripe fruits immediately or cellar for 2 - 4 years to allow more development and integration.
In The Vineyard
Vines planted in Estcourt type, weathered topsoil on a layer of granite, above a crumbly clay sub-soil.
About The Harvest
The Merlot was harvested at 24.5° Balling. Yield of 7 - 8 ton/ha.