Fleur du Cap Merlot 2004

Merlot from South Africa

$13.79 $9.99
Save $3.80
Item No. 89605
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

This full-bodied wine is ruby in color with soft rich fruit, subtle cherries, and oak spices. It has clean soft fruit with an oaky backup and is easy drinking, well-balanced with gentle tannins and lots of fruit on the palate.

The Fleur du Cap Merlot 2004 is the perfect partner to spicy Mediterranean food, full-flavored fish, duck or guinea fowl.

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
for the price an incredible bargain and just drinkable
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Learn About Fleur du Cap

One of South Africa's premier and best-known labels, Fleur du Cap, is a member of the Distell group.  The Fleur du Cap wines are made from grapes meticulously selected from superior vineyard blocks in the Cape Coastal region and are made in a contemporary style which captures and reflects the highly sought-after qualities of varietal character and terroir.   Leading the way, this...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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