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Meerlust Red 2017

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Meerlust Wine Estate
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The Meerlust Red 2017 (£11.53) is a red wine from Stellenbosch produced by Meerlust Wine Estate with the best merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2017 vintage and has an alcohol content of 14%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Meerlust Red 2017

Meerlust Red 2017 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Given this wine has an intense color, dark purple with violet reflections.
  • Nose: The nose is powerful expression, florares aromas, exotic species.
  • Mouth: In the mouth is medium bodied with intense flavors of black fruit, with light hints of vanilla and dark chocolate. Tannins are smooth, fresh acidity is a long finish.

PREPARATION: The harvest is manual and is malolitica fermentation in new oak seasoned, before selection, blending and bottling. 2017 Meerlust Red was aged in French oak barrels for 16 months seasoned Nevers.

WINE PAIRING: We recommend pairing this wine with game meats, roasted potatoes and cheeses.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 17-20ºC

ALCOHOL: 14%

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Reviews of Meerlust Red 2017

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Your rating for Meerlust Red 2017:Rate Meerlust Red 2017:

4 /5

- Intense dark purple in colour with a violet rim.
- The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit, plums, spice and lifted floral aromas.
- On the palate, it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate.
- The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear.
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Reviews of other vintages of Meerlust Red 201720142013

4/5

- Intense dark purple in colour with a violet rim.
- The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit, plums, spice and lifted floral aromas.
- On the palate it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate.
- The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear.
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Anonymous
Meerlust Red 2014

4/5

- An intense, dark purple colour with a violet rim.
- The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit, plums, spice and lifted floral aromas.
- On the palate it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate.
- The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear.
- The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste.
- 52% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petit Verdot.
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Anonymous
Meerlust Red 2013

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