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FAT bastard Merlot

FAT bastard Merlot
FAT bastard Merlot
Upfront, ripe fruit aromas swiftly greet the nose which sets a vibrant tone for the unfolding flavours of the palate. Distinct blackberry, cherry and plum flavours dominate the palate, supported by well-integrated tannins that lend the wine a smooth mouth-filling quality and long, juicy finish.
Technical Analysis
alc 12.75
rs 6.5
pH 3.38
ta 5.9
Wine Information
Winemaker Thys Loubser
Variety Merlot
BlendPercent 100% Merlot
Ageing 3 - 4 Years
Cellar The grape bunches were de-stemmed only and the whole berries were placed in old open top fermenters and closed top fermenters. 50% of the total crush fermented naturally and the rest was inoculated with a commercial yeast. Tanks were mixed three times daily by pump overs and/or punching through the skin cap. The wine was fermented dry on the skins and pressed off into 225 l French oak barrels were malo-lactic fermentation the wine was then aged in barrel for 16 months.
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
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R130.00 per bottle
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