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Pella Verlatenkloof Merlot
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Smooth and soft with remarkable harmony!

Pella Verlatenkloof Merlot 2016

Wine awards:
  • John Platter: 4 stars "vintage 2013" A rating for the vintage 2015 is not available until the Platter edition 2019!
Wine awards of previous vintages :
  • Jahrgang 2015 - John Platter: 4 Sterne
Pella Varlatenkloof Merlot - Aromas of ripe raspberries and blackcurrant paired with wonderfully ripe and firm tannins
€21.00 *
Content: 0,75 Liter (€28.00 * / 1 Liter)

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From the Pella Varlatenkloof Merlot emanate seductive aromas of ripe raspberries and black... more

From the Pella Varlatenkloof Merlot emanate seductive aromas of ripe raspberries and black currant. On the palate, the tannins are firm and yet wonderfully ripe, in perfect harmony with the dazzling flavours of delicious black summer cherries and ripe plums. The finish is smooth and soft and the aftertaste pampers with a long finish.

The grape material for this highly endowed Merlot comes from old and woody bush vines from a once forgotten small valley. Now brought back to life as an absolute secret tip, these vines produce highly concentrated and complex grapes. The name "Verlatenkloof" means "abandoned pass" or "deserted valley" as a reminder of the once forgotten and yet so fertile terroir.

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Treatment in the cellar

The grapes for this award-winning Merlot were hand-picked and upon arrival at the winery they were sorted and completely destemmed with a great deal of know-how and care. After a ten-day cold swelling phase at a controlled 8°C, the fermentation process took place at a maximum temperature of 25°C. After the fermentation process was completed, the wine was pressed in the traditional and manually operated basket press, whereupon it was allowed to mature for 12 months in French barriques.

Pella Verlatenkloof Merlot 2016
Vineyard
Super Single Vineyards
Country
South Africa
Region
Stellenbosch
Treatment in the cellar
Barrique
Style
full bodied
mono varietal
Merlot
Taste
dry
Alcohol
14 %
Closure
cork
Wine expertise
wine type: Red wine
vintage: 2016
country: South Africa
region: Stellenbosch
winemaker: Daniel de Waal, Kyle Zulch
treatment in the cellar: Barrique
style: full bodied
character: dry
grape variety: Merlot
leading grape variety: Merlot
mono varietal / blend: mono varietal
Alcohol [Vol%]: 14
Packaging: Bottle
bottle closure: cork
bottlesize [Liter]: 0,75
Importer: Curry Premium Wines oHG, D-86938 Schondorf
age restrictions: from 16 years
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