Meerlust Pinot Noir Reserve 1999
Technical Analysis
: Giorgio dalla Cia
Main Variety : Pinot Noir
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 1.8 g/l
Total Acid : 6.2 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full

Tasting Notes
Dark onion skin colour. Wild berries and concentrated black truffle bouquet. There is an underlying smokiness spiciness, which will develop into the typical organic mushroom character of Pinot Noir.
Ageing Potential
10 - 15 years.
Blend Information
100% Pinot Noir
Food Suggestions
White and red meats, Parma ham, grilled linefish, Mushroom and cheese. Serve at 16 - 18°C.
In The Vineyard
Soil Type: Decomposed granite mixed with clay.
In The Cellar
Fermented dry in open fermentation tanks. After 10 days, the wine was pressed and under went malolactic fermentation in new heavy toasted Allier. Matured for 15 months in barrique and allowed over 3 years bottle maturation before release.

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