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Plaisir de Merle Merlot
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Full-bodied, generous, balanced!

Plaisir de Merle Merlot 2019

Wine awards:
  • John Platter: 4.5 stars / 93 points
  • John Platter 4.5 Sterne
  • A full-bodied and complex Merlot with the scent of ripe plums, black fruits and violets
    €19.95 *
    Content: 0,75 Liter (€26.60 * / 1 Liter)

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    The Plaisir de Merle Merlot flows into the glass in garnet red color with bright red rim and... more

    The Plaisir de Merle Merlot flows into the glass in garnet red color with bright red rim and exudes the beguiling scent of violets, sweet plums and black fruits, as well as delightful undertones of graphite. In full-bodied style, the lush palate indulges with delicious nuances of ripe plums and black blackberries with a perfect balance of tannin and acidity. A generous and complex Merlot with beautiful length and balance.

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    Treatment in the cellar

    The grapes were hand-picked at optimum ripeness from two different vineyards and on arrival at the winery were first completely destemmed, selected with great care and placed in stainless steel tanks where they fermented at a regulated 24 ° C. The juice was pumped over daily to extract the maximum color, tannins and flavor nuances. The juice was pumped over daily during fermentation to extract maximum color, tannins and flavor nuances. Once fermentation was complete, the wine spent 6-8 months on the skins before being skimmed off the skins and undergoing malolactic fermentation partly in barrel and partly in steel tank. Finally, the wine was placed in French barriques with a capacity of 300 liters per barrel (35% new wood), where it was aged for between 12 and 16 months before being blended and bottled.

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    Plaisir de Merle Merlot 2019
    Vineyard
    Plaisir Wine Estate
    Country
    South Africa
    Region
    Simonsberg-Paarl
    Treatment in the cellar
    Barrique
    Style
    full bodied
    mono varietal
    Merlot
    Taste
    dry
    Alcohol
    14.17 %
    Acidity
    5.5 g/l
    Sugar
    2.6 g/l
    goes well with
    beef, venison, Risotto
    Closure
    cork
    Wine expertise
    wine type: Red wine
    vintage: 2019
    country: South Africa
    region: Simonsberg-Paarl
    winemaker: Niel Bester
    alcohol [Vol%]: John Platter 4.5 Sterne
    treatment in the cellar: Barrique
    style: full bodied
    character: dry
    grape variety: Merlot
    leading grape variety: Merlot
    mono varietal / blend: mono varietal
    Alcohol [Vol%]: 14.17
    acid [g/l]: 5.5
    pH-value: 3.56
    recommended drinking temp. [°C]: 16.-18
    goes well with: beef, venison, Risotto
    residual sugar [g/l]: 2.6
    Packaging: Bottle
    bottle closure: cork
    bottlesize [Liter]: 0,75
    Aging potential: 2029
    Importer: Curry Premium Wines oHG, D-86938 Schondorf
    age restrictions: from 16 years
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