Grapes were selected from different growing regions to suit the fruit driven, elegant style of the Protea Merlot. Grapes fermented in stainless steel tanks whereafter it was pressed and malolactic fermentation completed.
Vibrant black cherry and plum aromas with a hint of tomato plant and dark chocolate. The wines has instant appeal with soft, squish, succulent dark fruit with a light tobacco leaf edge. Ample plum and cherry with spice highlights and deeper earth- and cocoa notes below. Softly textured but with a supportive structure and frame. Lovely, generous ripe-fruited finish.