Soil: Northwestern slopes of the Simonsberg in well-drained, duplex soil containing granite. Vines: Planted in 1998. Harvest: 6 tons/ha at 24°B
Blend: 100% Merlot. Skins: Fermented dry on skins. Oak: 12 months in 30% new medium-toast French.
Color: Clear garnet red. Aroma: Hints of smoke with underlying berry. Flavor: Soft tannins with plum notes Veritas Awards Double Gold Medal
Terroir Wine Awards Best Merlot in Paarl
2.0 g/lTotal acid