The merlot of sunflower is revealed in the glass in a ruby red and seduces with the wonderful aromas of dark berry fruits, such as blueberries and blackberries. This bouquet is rounded off by hints of tobacco and oak.
This elegant red wine from South Africa is present on the palate with delicious red fruit notes and is accessible with perfectly integrated and balanced tannins.Vinification for the sunflower Merlot The grapes for this Merlot from Stellenbosch were
harvested by hand and then
fermentedfor 10 to 12 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels, as well as steel tanks for a period of 12 months.
Food recommendation for the sunflower Merlot
Enjoy this dry red wine with duck leg with gingerbread crust on an orange sauce or with chicken wings.
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,7|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||2,6|
|Region:||Coastal Region (ZA)|
|Sub region:||Stellenbosch (ZA)|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/patio , family event , to enjoy during the week , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Picknick , Romantic Dinner|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank , small barrel|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank , American Oak , French Oak|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||12|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , spicy , dřevité|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Stil:||Übersee , vornehm|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , Helle und deftige Speisen , sweet-spicy food|
|Flaschendesign & Ausstattung:||Bordeauxflasche , klassisch|
|Flaschengröße in l:||0,75|
|Lagerfähigkeit in Jahren ab JG:||8|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Inverkehrbringer:||Mack & Schühle AG - DE-ÖKO-006 - Neue Straße 45 - 73277 Owen Teck - Deutschland|