Kyburg Premium Merlot 

Current Vintage 2015

Deep ruby red in colour. Classic pencil-shavings French oak on nose balanced with dark fruit, red and black berries and cherries flavours with well-structured tannins.

Best Competition Rating: Buy, Drink and Enjoy Yourself!

Altitude: 110 – 140m
Soil Type: Oakleaf & Tukulu
Planted: 2000 & 2001
Irrigation: Drip
Viticulturist: Frans Snyman

Method: Hand-picked in 20kg crates
Yield: 8 t/ha

Winemaker: Jacques Fourie
Must treatment: Cold maceration for 4 days
Fermentation: Open SS Tank

12 months in French oak 20% new, 80% second fill
Bottled: 2016
Release: January 2015
Production: 5’000 bottles
Aging potential: >10 years

Alcohol: 15%
PH: 3.6
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
Residual sugar: 3.2 g/l

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