Saturday, July 20, 2013
South Africa's original Merlot bottling, maiden vintage in 1982, powerful style, deserve lengthy aerating if open now.
Alcohol: high | 14% abv
Notes: blackberries | currants | cherries | peppery | cedar
Ideal drinking occasions: cool autumn to winter dinners
Serve with: wine marinated braised chicken with red peppers, bacon and mushroom
Drink: best revisited in 2015