Steenberg Merlot 2016

Steenberg (Constantia)

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From Steenberg (Constantia), we received this Steenberg Merlot 2016 (£105.70), a red wine produced with merlot from the 2016 vintage. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Steenberg Merlot

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2014, 2013, 2011, 2009 and N/A
Appellation:Constantia (Coastal Region,South Africa)
Winery: Steenberg
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Steenberg

Steenberg Merlot 2016 (Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark purple.
  • Nose: an incredible concentration of fruit. It is multifaceted, with violets, incense, eucalyptus and mint soft
  • Mouth: intensity of black and red berries, rich but subtle oak flavors, ripe tannins and a long, full finish.

APPELLATION: Constantia.

VINEYARD: a combination of soil, cold winds, clones and vineyard practices.

GRAPES: 100% Merlot.

AGEING: matured for 14 months. Then subjected to a light fining with egg whites before bottling.

PREPARATION: fermented juice on the skins for 7 to 10 days allowing the temperature in the tank will peak at 30 ° C. malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels.

WINE PAIRING: all red meat roast.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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Vinexus Wein Shop

Posted on at 12.30

4 /5

Deep red, high fruit concentration, notes of plums, eucalyptus and mint, intense red and black berry supplements on the palate with rich but subtle oak flavors, long finish.
Great Wines Direct

Posted on at 11.23

4 /5

Steenberg Merlot shows mint, dark chocolate and berries on the nose with plums and cedar wood on the palate.<div><br><div><div>Steenberg's 60ha of vineyards are nestled below the Table Mountain National Park and benefit from cool Atlantic breezes, resulting in some of the coolest sites in the country.<div>

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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Steenberg Merlot 2014

Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson

4/5

It is my parents favorite wine.
Pretty cherry colour, medium opacity. A smell quite well. The texture of this wine from Steenberg Vineyards was oily.
I accompanied the 2014 with steamed vegetables.

Reviews about Steenberg Merlot 2013

Albert Green
Albert Green

4/5

It had an intense colour. Chocolate aromas.It reminded me of berries .
To enjoy between meals.
The best wine of  the family Steenberg Vineyards.

Reviews about Steenberg Merlot 2011

Hayley Thompson
Hayley Thompson

4/5

Classic red cherry color of a 2011. Very good aromas of vanilla. Caramel flavour.
I do not recommend taking this red of Steenberg Winery with meat.
Friends, chat, Steenberg Merlot. Perfect.

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