2017 Merlot


A rich dark ruby coloured wine lures you to a complex nose full of intense black cherry, mulberry and mixed spice. These enticing flavours follow through on a supple soft palate.


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Wine Making

The grapes were received during the early morning. Crushing and de-stemming commenced and the mash was pumped to fermentation tanks.

Three days of cold maceration followed after which yeast was added for fermentation to start. Fermentation temperatures were held between 26-30°C. Pump-overs were done four times per day with maceration lasting between 15-25 days. The free-run juice went to barrels and the press-wine was kept aside.

Malolactic fermentation was done in stainless steel tanks after which the wine was aged in french oak barrels (barriques) for 24 months (20% new oak).


The Merlot vineyard is planted on N-NW; SW-W and N, S facing slopes from 160m-200m above sea-level. These blocks are planted on the following soil types: Swartland, Tukulu, Vilafonte and Glenrosa. These soils vary from medium to heavy textured, with a clay content that varies from 15-20%.


Alc: 14.21%

T.A.: 5.8g/l

PH: 3.56

RS: 3.1

Discount Sliding Scale

Value Offering

We pride ourselves in adding value wherever possible beyond our wines! We have created additional benefits for all export clientele.

As an option we provide a sliding scale of discounts according to the volume of orders & the frequency of orders:

(40ft) orders

We can provide a 6.5% – 10% discount on a full container (40ft) order

20ft) order

We can provide a 3 – 5.5% discount on half a container(20ft) order

Alongside these discounts, we are willing to offer a 90 Day payment term for all orders of half a container and more.