Kloovenburg Merlot 2011

Product code: 13KLO5B2011

Offering a delicate array of red berries and subtle cinnamon, the nose follows through on a palate of plush fruit and well-integrated oak. Skilfully structured with smooth tannins for excellent ageing.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Swartland
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

You enjoy a broad range of wines that are rounded and rich with bright fruity flavours.

How to say it

Kloovenburg Murlow

Product guide note

The grape variety used to make this wine is Merlot. It makes wine which has rich, dark fruit flavours like plums and blackberries. This wine, in particular, is very fruity and is soft, smooth and easy-drinking.

Food match

Game, Barbecued meats, Roast Beef

Production information

Producer: Kloovenburg

In South Africa's Swartland, Pieter du Toit and his family run a really smart operation centred on 130ha of mainly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The best 20% of these grapes go into these hand-crafted Kloovenburg wines and they also run 30 hectares of olive groves to produce their award-winning oil.

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Production note

Stainless steel tanks. Fermentation in 300l French oak barrels, matured for 12 months

  • Vegetarian Yes
  • Vegan Yes

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