A firework of fruity aromas

Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2017

Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2017
  • LEO-082017
  • Fruity with delicate seasoning
  • Part of the red wine has matured in a barrique
  • Inside tip for dark chocolate
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Delivery time 2-5 Workdays

7.50  10.00 /l

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

The Leopard´s Leap Classic Collection Merlot spoils the connoisseur in the bouquet with clear...
The Leopard´s Leap Classic Collection Merlot spoils the connoisseur in the bouquet with clear notes of red fruits, especially strawberries are very present, accompanied by a hint of blueberries. Light nuances of roasted almonds and nutmeg accentuate the fruity aromas and can also be found on the palate. Here the red wine convinces with its rich and ripe tannin structure and the taste of red fruits echoes for a long time. After harvesting, part of the Leopard's Leap Classic Collection Merlots has matured for twelve months in barriques. Enjoy the red wine with various dishes based on tomatoes, pasta or dark meat. A real insider tip is the combination with dark chocolate for dessert.

Goes With:

Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2017
Grape Varieties:
Leopard´s Leap
CAPREO GmbH, D-46562, Voerde
Bottle Cap:
Screw Cap
7.50 € / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
13,5 % Vol.
5,5 g/l
Residual Sugar:
2,7 g/l
Serve at:
14-18 °C
Best before:
In the Cellar:
A part of the wine matured in barriques for twelve months.
Western Cape

Leopard’s Leap – excellent, easily accessible Wines

Leopard‘s Leap is a winery owned by Hein Koegelenberg who already ensures a high quality at La Motte. Leopard‘s Leap wines have another quality that many premium wines lack: the winery Leopard‘s Leap creates high class wines that are accessible for novices, too. It is this exact accessibility paired with the high quality nevertheless that has made the estate internationally famous.

Young, fresh, friendly – Leopard’s Leap

At the winery, things are run young and fresh, just as the wines themselves. With this, Leopard‘s Leap pleasantly stands out from many other estates in South Africa, as it aims primarily at a younger target audience that is just about to discover the fascinating world of premium wines. A friendly service in the Tasting Room provides a relaxed atmosphere where everyone can casually taste the delicious wines of Leopard's Leap – from the Lookout Collection, which offers carefree enjoyment, to the Classic Collection with its elegant and well-structured wines all the way to the Culinaria Collection, promising to be exceptional wine partners for every menu. Speaking of food: Food also plays an important role at Leopard's Leap besides excellent wines. Apart from the Wine and Food Pairings, there is a wide range of cooking courses, of course with lots of inspiration on how to combine wine and cooking.

The Stories Behind Leopard's Leap

With the same passion with which the team is committed to good wine and good food, it is also committed to conservation. The surrounding area near Leopard's Leap is home to the graceful Cape Mountain leopards. To ensure that this remains the case, the winery has committed itself to preserving the natural population of these animals, supports the Cape Leopard Trust in their work and has even named three animals.