Quirky Bird Merlot 75cl, Case of 6

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Description

Merlot

Suitable for vegetarians and suitable for vegans
Wine of Western Cape, South Africa
Rich & elegant with intense plum and dark cherry fruit flavours
Selected by Expert Buyers

Why does wine need to be so serious? Our Quirky Birds don't take themselves too seriously and are free from the restraints of tradition. Hunting around the spectacular vineyards of the Western Cape with the single goal of finding quirky wines that offer maximum enjoyment. This Quirky Bird is rich & elegant with intense plum and dark cherry fruit flavours and has a toasty oak finish.

10.1 UK Units per bottle 1.7 UK units per 125ml glass Know Your Limits The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly drink more than 14 units per week. Drink responsibly For more facts: drinkaware.co.uk Widely Recycled 000620

Number of uses/Servings: 6

Bottle contains 6 glasses

Type of Closure: Screwcap

Current Vintage: 2019
Producer: Origin Wine Stellenbosch (Pty) Ltd
Grape Variety: Merlot
Winemaker: Johan Gerber
Agent: Origin Wine Ltd.
Vinification Details: The grapes were harvested in the early morning to preserve all the flavours and aromas. After gentle destalking, the grapes are crushed and moved to stainless steel tanks where pre-fermentation maceration takes place for 3 days at 10 degrees Celsius. Standard maceration follows with 2 pump overs and the grapes left to ferment until dry.
History: The vines were planted between 2000 and 2004. Choice of cultivar clone and rootstock were well selected in the rich soils that the Western Cape offers. Vines are pruned to deliver well balanced crop and vineyard practices gets managed accordingly. The need for irrigation gets monitored on a weekly basis to ensure the vines never stress during ripening phase
Regional Information: A Mediterranean climate dominates the Western Cape with the coastal regions influenced by nearby oceans - The Cold Benguala current (Atlantic ocean) from the South Pole flows along the western coast and the warmer Mozambique current (Indian ocean) follows the South coast.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5
Units: 10.1
Taste Category: C - Medium
Tasting Notes: Smooth and elegant with intense plum and dark cherry flavours with a toasty oak finish
Serving Suggestion: Goes with your favourite Sunday roast

Ingredients and Allergens

Contains: Sulphites

Handling and Cooking

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight. This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Usage

Goes with your favourite Sunday roast.

Nutrition

Typical Values per 100ml: per 125ml glass:
Energy 322kJ/78kcal 402kJ/97kcal
Bottle contains 6 glasses

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