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Leopards Leap Merlot

Sourced from warm climates, the grapes are harvested at the optimum ripeness to ensure the finest varietal characteristics. A medium- to full-bodied fruit driven Merlot, made in a ripe and accessible, New World style. 40% of this wine was matured in 225L French oak barrels for a period of 12 months.

R92,00

Alcohol
13.87%

Region
Western Cape, South Africa

Variety
100% Merlot

More Information - Leopards Leap Merlot

Prominent red fruit aromas of raspberry and cherries. Subtle sweet oak flavours compliments the fresh fruit flavours. Juicy, fruity flavours coupled with an elegant tannin structure, make for smooth and well-balanced wine with a lingering after-taste.

Back Story & Wine Information

As a family-owned South African wine, Leopard’s Leap offers value-driven wines, trusted for consistent quality. Their portfolio caters for various palates and occasions, from novice to connoisseur and from restaurant tables to supermarket shelf. With a passion for conservation they are very involved in protecting the endangered Cape Mountain Leopard.

Pairing
Enjoy with a roasted tomato-based pasta or beef brisket. Also, to be enjoyed with rich, cheesy gratins and an open—regrilled steak. The more adventurous can experiment with dark chocolateinspired desserts.

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