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2013 Stouck Merlot

$34.95

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Velvety in the mouth, with black cherry, mocha, vanilla and nutmeg.

$34.95
$377.70
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Winemaker’s Notes:

Deeply scented of plum, sultana raisin, mocha and eucalyptus.

A velvety, yet firm mouth feel leads to flavours of black cherry, beetroot, vanilla and nutmeg.

Enjoy now through 2021.

Vinification:

The grapes were harvested October 25th on the Stouck Family Estate Vineyard at average 22.6° Brix. After primary fermentation in an open-top oak vat, the wine was transferred to French and American oak barrels (ratios 2 to 3 French to American and 1 to 5 new to old) to finish malolactic fermentation and age for 15 months.

At the time of bottling in March 2015, alcohol measured 13%, residual sugar zero, titratable acidity 6 grams per litre and pH 3.44. Total production was 120 cases.

Companion Foods:

Grilled Brie, Camembert or other soft, ripened cheeses, smoked pork tenderloin or flat crust pizza.

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