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Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2016

75cl

£12.18 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2015, 2014, 2013 and 2011
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 Stellenbosh 2016 : a red wine from Stellenbosch produced by Meerlust Wine Estate that contains merlot and cabernet sauvignon of 2016 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Elaboration of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2016

Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Deep red, very clean, with certain shades of purple color.
  • Nose: Aromas of ripe red fruits, which evoke the forest. Has a particularly spicy, peppery like that gives you a bold yet sophisticated character.
  • Mouth: Intense impact, but very elegant, endowed with much freshness. It is really balanced, particularly among its flavors and acidity. The fruity finish lingers for a while.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch.

VINEYARD: Meerlust.

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot.

AGEING: months in barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested during cold periods, to maintain the natural character of the fruit manually. Then they fermented in new oak barrels, then selected and properly despalillarse. Past few weeks, 44% of the liquid is changed to a completely new barrel, to increase expression. Months must elapse before clarified, filtered and bottled.

WINE PAIRING: Roasts, game, grills, cheeses strong flavors.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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Reviews of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 2016

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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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Meerlust Red 2016

Reviews of other vintages of Meerlust Red Stellenbosh 201620142013

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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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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