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Veenwouden Merlot Reserve 2011

   analysis
     
Alcohol:   14.5% vol
pH:   3.53
RS:   3.6 g/l
Total Acid:   5.8 g/l
     
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tasting notes
The ruby coloured Veenwouden Merlot Reserve 2011 is an elegant wine that exhibits flavours of raspberry, strawberry and cherry in dark mocca chocolate. On the palate it has good underlying acidity with rich, ripe fruit, soft tannins and a lingering aftertaste. This is an elegant wine with finesse.

ageing potential
8 years

food pairing
Duck with cranberry jus; Springbok fillet with a cranberry or chocolate jus.

in the cellar
Barrel maturation: 14 months in: 60% new and 40% second fill French oak