Ken Forrester Merlot 2006
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.67
RS : 2.1 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
Hints of coffee, chocolate and ripe berry fruits supported by smooth, firm tannin for soft early drinking.
Blend Information
92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc
Food Suggestions
Serve with meat dishes, grills and lamb.
In The Vineyard
Soil: Duplex with some clay - Kroonstad
Yield: 8 tons/ha
Locality: south-west
About The Harvest
Hand harvested and chosen for quality to get a ripe, balanced Merlot from the very finest soils, influenced by the cool south-east wind during the ripening season.

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Tel: +27.218552374   Fax: +27.218552373   Email: tasting@kenforresterwines.com  
Scholtzenhof farm, 96 Winery Road P.O. Box 1253 , Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa