Wählen Sie bitte Land und Sprache aus.

Vergelegen Merlot Reserve 2014

bold & opulent

Winery Vergelegen
Country South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Grape variety Merlot
Alcohol 14,5 %
    +49 (0)6033 9769 120 Mo - Fr, 8:00 - 15:00

  • FREE Shipping
    from 120 € (Germany)

  • 100% SECURE Shopping

26.50 € * -15% 22.40 € *
Content: 0.75 Liter (29.87 € * / 1 Liter)

incl. VAT plus shipping costs

Art.-Nr. ZA-ME-0023-14
In Stock. Delivery time 1-3 workdays.

Collect 224 happy grapes per item with your purchase.

Redeemable for 4480 happy grapes.

Redeem BONUS POINTS and receive free articles

Join now!


bold & opulent

Ripe plum colour with a ruby rim. The nose shows ripe fruit flavours, spice and a touch of chocolate. The ripeness of the fruit is balanced by fresh fruit acid and soft wood/fruit tannins. The aftertaste is long and lasting.

All the grapes came from Vergelegen’s vineyards: Kopland, Stonepine, Korhaan and Rooiland. Although most of the Merlot was planted on north and north-west facing slopes, the Korhaan and Lower Schaapenberg vineyards are on cooler sea-facing aspects. Two clones were used: a French Bordeaux and an Italian clone. The vineyards are all dry-land, but are carefully monitored to avoid stress.

Vinification: The fruit was picked at peak physiological ripeness to avoid the necessity of adding acid and prevent the extraction of hard tannins. Fermentation took place at 28°C and lasted seven days. The wine was then left to macerate for two weeks before being run off into barrels for malolactic fermentation. It was racked four times to encourage tannin evolution and then matured for twenty months in small French oak barrels, only 50% of which were new.

Expertise | Vergelegen Merlot Reserve 2014

Art.-Nr.: ZA-ME-0023-14

South Africa
Grape variety
Grape variety
86% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot
André von Rensburg
14,5 %
Closure Type
0,75 L bottles
goes well with
Enjoy with most winter meals, fillet, stew and pasta dishes.
package size

recommended to decant (1 hour in advance), barrique style (16 months), stock 7 - 10 years from vintage

Distributor: Wein Service Bonn GmbH, 53227 Bonn, Deutschland | Allergens: contains egg, contains sulphites | Description/Ingredients: alcoholic beverage (red wine)

Winery | Vergelegen

Find out more
Customer evaluation for "Vergelegen Merlot Reserve 2014"
Similar products