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Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2011

75cl

£14.36 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Meerlust Wine Estate
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Meerlust Wine Estate is the maker of this Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2011 , a red wine from Stellenbosch with the best merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2011 vintage and has an alcoholic strength of 13%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.

Elaboration of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2011

Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2011 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Meerlust Red 2011 has an intense dark purple color with violet edges, bright, lively and youthful in the glass.
  • Nose: The nose is expressive with powerful aromas of cassis, plum, exotic spices and hints of floral aromas.
  • Mouth: On the palate the wine is medium bodied with intense flavors of crushed black fruit, cassis, vanilla and black chocolate. The tannins are soft and silky, fresh acidity, the flavor profile is focused and linear. The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste.

TEMPERATURE: 18 to 20 º C

AGING POTENTIAL: 15 to 20 years after the date of harvest

PAIRING: with venison, game, roast and noble cheese

WINEMAKING: The grapes were fermented separately before undergoing malolactic fermentation in new oak casks seasoned before selection, blending and bottling. The 2011 Red Meerlust was aged in 55% new Nevers and 45% second

DEGREE OF ALCOHOL: 14%

WINERY: Meerlust Wine Estate

GRAPES: 52% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

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Reviews of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2011

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4 /5

Vermelho muito escuro e bastante opaco. Cheira a frutos secos tostados. É um tinto um pouco ácido.
Um Meerlust Estate Red que bebemos como sobremesa de uma boa refeição.
Bebi-o em casa de grandes amigos.
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Meerlust Estate Red 2011

4 /5

Die Kombination zwischen diesem Meerlust Estate Red und dem Fleisch fand ich nicht passend. Es ist immer gut einen Wein zu teilen, aber dieser empfiehlt sich besonders.
Kirschrot. Dieser Rotwein hat einen Hintergrund von Kastanie. Leicht herb im Mund.
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Meerlust Estate Red 2011

4 /5

J'aime surprendre ma famille avec ce vin.
Rouge avec des reflets violets. Arômes de fruits des bois. C'est ce qu'on appelle un vin charnu.
Vous pouvez le prendre avec tous les repas.
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Meerlust Estate Red 2011

Reviews of other vintages of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 201102014102013

4/5

Intense dark purple in colour with a vibrant violet rim. Expressive on the nose with aromas of ripe blackcurrant, plum, spice and lifted floral notes. 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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Meerlust Red 2013

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