Eikendal Merlot, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2015,

A powerful, fruity red wine from South Africa.

Eikendal Vineyards are located in the Cape Winelands of South Africa and since 1981, the 76 hectare wine farm has been owned by the Saager family. Since 2006, winemaker Nico Grobler has been producing an exciting range of premium South African classic varietals and blends.

Tasting Notes:

The wine has an attractive nose, with hints of violets, plums, black berries, cherries and peppery spices. On the palate the wine is full and round, with soft tannins and a rich taste of black berries and plums. The elegant finish is long and pleasant.

Serving Suggestion:

Enjoy with crispy duck, Cassoulet and Spaghetti Puttanmesca, also ideal with mature cheeses and lightly spiced dishes.

Grape varieties: Merlot

Country: South Africa

Region: Stellenbosch

Size: 75cl

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Cork