Franschhoek Cellar The Old Museum Merlot

£10.00

Grape: Merlot

Country: South Africa

Region: Paarl / Franschhoek Valley

Body: Med-Full

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Franschhoek Cellar is a beautiful estate on the Franschhoek Valley wine route of South Africa, and is home to an exquisite range of award-winning wines created to fully complement their cuisine. The Old Museum is their Merlot offering using grapes hand harvested in February from vines aged between 8 to 26 years. Regular pump-overs and punch downs during fermentation, followed by 8 to 12 months in French oak.

Bright ruby red with attractive plum and black cherry aromas tinged with herbal tea, liquorice and gentle oak spice. Soft and juicy on the palate with mouth-filling summer berry flavours that finish smoothly with sour cherry succulence. Recommended with spicy sausage, roast lamb, spaghetti bolognese, pizza or cottage pie.

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Merlot
Country: South Africa
Region/Appellation: Paarl/Franschhoek Valley
Tasting Notes:

Bright ruby red with attractive plum and black cherry aromas tinged with herbal tea, liquorice and gentle oak spice. Soft and juicy on the palate with mouth-filling summer berry flavours that finish smoothly with sour cherry succulence.

Appearance: Ruby
Body: Med-Full
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Varietal
Oaking: Oaked
ABV: 13.5%
Vintage: 2019
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: New World
Closure: Screw Cap
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: N/A
Food Match: Pork|Lamb|Pasta|Pizza
Producer: Franschhoek Cellar
SKU FRANSCELLARMERLOT

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