Boschendal's 1685 Merlot is a bold and complex red wine that is sure to please any wine lover's palate. Made with carefully selected grapes from their vineyards in the Western Cape, this wine is a testament to the rich and diverse terroir of South Africa.
The grapes used to make this wine are handpicked and sorted to ensure only the best quality fruit is used. After fermentation, the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 to 18 months to enhance its complexity and impart flavors of vanilla and spice.
On the nose, the Boschendal 1685 Merlot exudes aromas of ripe black fruit, dark chocolate, and a hint of tobacco. On the palate, it is full-bodied with flavors of blackcurrant, plum, and a touch of mocha. The tannins are firm and well-structured, giving the wine a long and elegant finish.
This Merlot pairs perfectly with hearty dishes such as grilled meats, stews, and roasts. It also pairs well with strong cheeses such as Gouda and cheddar. For a truly indulgent experience, savor it on its own and let the wine speak for itself.
Boschendal's commitment to sustainability is reflected in the production of this wine. The grapes are grown using organic and biodynamic farming practices, which not only produce high-quality fruit but also help preserve the environment. This dedication to sustainability is evident in every sip of this exquisite wine.
Overall, the Boschendal 1685 Merlot is a must-try for anyone who appreciates a full-bodied and complex red wine. Its rich flavors and elegant finish make it a perfect addition to any wine collection, or as a special treat for a night in with friends and loved ones.
- Vintage may vary due to stock availability
- Not for sale to persons under the age of 18