Meerlust Pinot Noir 2018 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R340
In stock
(Only 3 left)
91
PG
Tasting notes:
'2018 fresher-fruited aromas & lighter in feel & structure than usual, with more fruity charm, in what is often one of the Cape’s more tannic, burly pinots. But perhaps less intensity, though it handles 50% new oak effortlessly. Lovely dry finish.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (91/100)

'Intense, vivid translucent youthful purple-ruby appearance. The wine shows pronounced lifted perfume on the nose with red berry fruit, musk, wild mushrooms and hints of savoury richness and spice and a clean vibrant minerality. . On the palate there are very pure Pinot fruit flavours on entry with red cherry and musk flavours coupled with fresh acidity. The wine has layered complexity with great elegance and finesse. Very fine lacy, almost powdery tannin on the finish.' – Winemaker

Alc: 12.4% | RS: 2.2 g/L | TA: 5.4 g/L | PH: 3.64

About Meerlust Estate:
Meerlust Estate, owned by the Myburgh family, has been in the family for eight generations. Located 5km from False Bay, the property was given the name 'Meerlust' from the original owner, which means 'pleasure of the sea'. The Meerlust name is synonymous with tradition, elegance and longevity. In fact, it was their Cabernet Sauvignon, produced since 1975, that was the first to carry the Meerlust label.
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Chris Williams
Alcohol 12.4%
Blend information 100% Pinot Noir
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Pinot Noir
Rating PG 91
Technical analysis RS: 2.2 g/L | TA: 5.4 g/L | PH: 3.64
Producer information Meerlust Estate, owned by the Myburgh family, has been in the family for eight generations. Located 5km from False Bay, the property was given the name 'Meerlust' from the original owner, which means 'pleasure of the sea'. The Meerlust name is synonymous with tradition, elegance and longevity. In fact, it was their Cabernet Sauvignon, produced since 1975, that was the first to carry the Meerlust label.
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