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Rhanleigh Merlot, Robertson, Western Cape, South Africa 2020

Robertson, South Africa

RHANLEIGHMERL20

Tasting Notes

Succulent flavours of ripe plum & blackcurrant, enhanced by hints of coffee & chocolate. Soft tannins lend a firm structure & long soft finish.

Food Matches

Grilled Lamb, Mature Cheese & Casseroles

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2020

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country South Africa

Region Robertson

Grower Name Arabella

Grape Variety Merlot

ABV 14.50%

Closure Screw Cap

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan

SKU RHANLEIGHMERL20

Region

Robertson

Robertson

The region of Robertson lies in the Breede River Valley region of South Africa. It is a warm region with high levels of sunshine, producing an array of fine white wines, most notably Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, while red wines from Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon also perform well. Most vineyards fringe the Breede River, which provides not only alluvial soils ideal for the… 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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