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Hoopenburg Merlot 2001
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ernst Gouws
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.73 %vol
pH : 3.48
RS : 3.0 g/l
Total Acid : 5.7 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.49 g/l
SO2 : 129 mg/l
Free SO2 : 35 mg/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red


Accolades
Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Tasting Notes
Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Bright ruby red in colour, this Merlot has ripe red berry fruit aromas. The palate is tasty, slightly spicy, with wome deliciously sweet oak vanillins coming through. A medium-bodied wine, though its fairly high alcohol and firm, dry tannins will stand up to strongly flavoured dishes and probably do well with anything, even chilli.
Blend Information
100% Merlot
In The Vineyard
All the grapes were harvested from bush vines planted on Hoopenburg seven years ago. The consistently moderate climate and low yields create ideal conditions for producing high quality red wines.
About The Harvest
The grapes were harvested at full ripeness with a sugar level of 25 °Balling.

Other Vintages
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2018 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2017 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2017 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2016 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2015 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot - 2014 Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot 2011 - Bush Vine Helanie Olivier Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot 2010 - Bush Vine Neil Hawkins Merlot
Hoopenburg Merlot 2009 Neil Hawkins Merlot
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