Journey's End Single Vineyard Merlot 2009

Product code: 13JOUR2B2009

Nice upfront fruit and some minty undertones on the nose. Some fruit cake and herbal eucalyptus tones that gives the wine an earthy character. Gentle ripe fruit on the palate, with firm tannins and a supple sweetness that gives the wine a lingering aftertaste. Full bodied complex wine showing youth.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Stellenbosch
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot
  • Closure:Screwcap

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Taste Scale: 9

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Product guide note

This wine is made from the Merlot grape variety. It has fruity aromas of cherries and dark plums with some subtle mint tones. The wine has flavours of smooth dark fruit with some chocolate hints and a velvety smooth after taste.

Production information

Producer: Journey's End

Founded in 1996 when the Gabb family took over and replanted the estate, Journey’s End has quickly become one of Stellenbosch’s top addresses. Journey’s End is right at the heart of Stellenbosch, with one of the cape’s most exciting terroirs.

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Production note

Destalked and lightly crushed. Fermented in stainless steel open fermenter tank for 10 days, at a maximum of 25°C. Two pumps-overs combined with punch downs per day and one rack and return. Malolactic fermentation is 100% in barrel. Lees contact only during malolactic fermentation. Ageing in 20% new French oak and 10% new American oak and 70% 2nd and 3rd fill barrels for 18 months.

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