Intense and dark ruby red colour, a powerful nose of ripe red berries, strawberries and dark chocolate with a nice spicy character. 18 months on new French oak barrels. This Merlot has a maturation potential of 7 years and more.
Soft stews, herb-crusted lamb, duck breast. Italian dishes.
About the winery:
Fleur du Cap has established itself as a quality winery. The beautiful manor house based in Somerset West serves as a symbol for this Distell brand. The grapes are sourced all over the Western Cape, which is the reason why a superb quality can be obtained. Moreover, Fleur du Cap respects nature, and you can taste it! The Unfiltered range is a statement of quality.
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