Arniston Bay – Merlot

Merlot is a red wine grape variety with strong historic ties to Bordeaux.

Arniston Bay is a place where the pace of life is slow. Where you can sit back, relax and soak up the South African sun. It’s a place so special, it inspired a wine. It doesn’t matter who or where you are, you can always enjoy a quiet moment from a busy lifestyle – an Arniston Bay moment – with a glass of Arniston Bay.

Vinification :
30% of the blend was aged in second and third-fill
French oak barrels for eight months. The balance
was fermented in stainless steel tanks.


Appearance : Bright ruby red.

Nose : Shows great complexity with notes of dark
cherry and plum.

Palate : A well-balanced, spicy palate with ripe fruit and a persistent soft tannin finish.

Maturation Potential :
The wine is ready to drink now but will mature further for 4 years.

Food Pairing :
This wine pairs well with tomato-basted lamb dishes and turkey.

Suitability for vegetarians or vegans :
This wine is not suitable for vegetarians nor vegans.

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