Instead of providing lengthy descriptions about a multifaceted wine, we decided to simply capture its essence and highlight a prominent characteristic in the name, Cherrychoc. So we created this bold Merlot with a smooth finish with a clear-cut, simple and identifiable label.
Viticulture and Winemaking
Vines are nestled in broken shale rocks on a south-facing slope. The small berries are filled with intense flavours of cherries and mulberries when they enter the cellar. Gentle pressing ensures that we get the best juice and we still make use of the punch down method for colour extraction, while the wine ferments in open fermentation tanks.
The colour is deep red. On the nose you get prominent notes of ripe cherries and chocolate. The mid-palate is chunky with intense flavours of cherries, plums, bitter espresso and a pleasant, dry finish of black pepper and dark chocolate.
RS 6 g/l
TS 5.3 g/l
Food to Match
Very versatile with food. This Merlot goes well with braai meats, steak, meaty pastas, smoked chicken and pork.
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