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Rhanleigh Merlot, Robertson, South Africa

Western Cape, South Africa

RHANLEIGHMERL17

Tasting Notes

Medium bodied with integrated tannins and layered with rich flavours of stewed plum, blackcurrant and subtle notes of coffee and chocolate.

Food Matches

Barbeque & Roast Beef / Steak & Casseroles

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country South Africa

Region Western Cape

Grower Name Arabella

Grape Variety Merlot

ABV 14.00%

Closure Screw Cap

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16143706

Grower

Arabella

Arabella

Arabella is a new venture established onland which has been in the De Wet family since the 1860's. As the vineyards had been established many years previously, it was assured thattop quality wines would be produced at Arabella. A new cellar, bottling hall and tasting room was built at the beginning of 2006 and the first vintage from the cellar was produced in 2007.… Read More

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Region

Western Cape

Western Cape

South Africa's Western Cape is found in the south west the country, with Cape Town as its capital and it includes the wine producing districts of Stellenbosch, Worcester and Paarl. Much of the region is coastal, and this, combined with its southernmost situation, means that while the region enjoys the high sunshine hours associated with South Africa, cool breezes blowing… Read More

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Grape

Merlot

Merlot

Merlot is a red grape variety, famous for its use in the great wines of Pomerol and St-Emilion on Bordeaux's right bank and now of immense popularity the world over, competing with Cabernet Sauvignon as the most planted black grape. It is used both as a single varietal where it produces wines of a fruit-driven nature, with soft and ripe black fruit flavours and gentle… Read More

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