Spier Signature Merlot 2015

Product code: 13SPI6B2015

Ripe red and black berries, plums and an undertow of eucalyptus and mint. This Merlot has sappy fruit, mint and soft tannins.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Western Cape
  • Vintage:2015
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot

Production information

Producer: Spier

With a recorded history dating back to 1692, Spier is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa. Read more

Production note

Grapes were harvested at 24° Balling, gently crushed, de-stemmed and cooled. After two days of cold soaking the juice was fermented until dry in stainless steel tanks at 24°C. Three pump-overs were conducted daily.After fermentation 20% of the wine was matured in French oak barrels for 8-10 months and the remainder matured in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves.

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