Stroumbeli Merlot Red Dry
(Case of 6 Bottles)

48.90

TASTING NOTES

This mountain grown Merlot has deep cherry-red colour with intense fruit flavours reminiscent of black cherries, currants, and blackberries.

Description

TASTING NOTES

This mountain grown Merlot has deep cherry-red colour with intense fruit flavours reminiscent of black cherries, currants, and blackberries. On the palate, it is rich and wealthy, bursting with flavours of black fruits, backed by chocolate and vanilla oak notes and round, chewy tannins. Though enjoyable at present, this classic wine has the structure and intensity to improve with aging. This versatile wine is an excellent accompaniment to any red meat, poultry, or pasta dish. For a special treat, try it with rack of lamb or roast quail.

IN THE VINEYARD

Soil Type: Limestone
Age Of Vines: 10 – 16 Years Old
Trellising: Horizontal Cuplike
Vine Density: 2300/ ha
Irrigation: No

IN THE CELLAR

Wood ageing: 12 months in French Oak Barrels
Total production: 4000 cases of 6 bottles

AGEING POTENTIAL

This wine can be aged for 3-4 years

BLEND INFORMATION

Merlot Noir 100%

FOOD SUGGESTIONS

It will make an excellent pair with red meat, or a hardy pasta, or even a strong favoured cheese. Though enjoyable at present, this classic wine has the structure and intensity to improve with aging. Drink it now and next year at 16C.

ACCOLADES

2009 Vintage: Vienna International Wine Challenge 2013 – Silver Medal

2008 Vintage: 12th Concours International Du Vin Thessalonique 2012 – Gold Medal

2008 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2012 – Bronze Medal

2007 Vintage: International Wine & Spirit Competition U.K. 2010 – Bronze Medal

2006 Vintage: 4th National Wine Competition 2009 – Silver Medal

Additional information

Weight 8.2 kg
Dimensions 21.5 x 14.1 x 33.1 cm