A nice red wine for dinner

Selection 16/79 Merlot 2019

Selection 16/79 Merlot 2019
  • GOV-012019
  • Delights with fruity, spicy aromas
  • Velvety soft on the palate with pleasant tannins
  • Ideal with dishes with pasta or dark meat
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Delivery time 2-5 Workdays

12.95€ 17.27€/l

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The Selection 16/79 Merlot shimmers ruby red in the glass and already delights with its wonderful...
The Selection 16/79 Merlot shimmers ruby red in the glass and already delights with its wonderful fruity fragrance, which exudes aromas of plums and red berries. A subtle oak note rounds off the first impression. On the palate, the great interplay of fruity and spicy notes continues in a wonderful way. But the Selection 16/79 Merlot not only scores with its wonderful taste, but also with its velvety structure and the soft tannins, which the red wine owes to its twelve months of ageing in French and American oak barrels. The red wine is the ideal companion to dishes with pasta or dark meat in a fruity sauce. The Selection 16/79 is a tribute to Simon van der Stel, who as governor founded the wine culture in the Cape.

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Name:
Selection 16/79 Merlot 2019
Article-No.:
GOV-012019
Grape Varieties:
Merlot
Vintage:
2019
Winery:
Selection 16/79
Importer/ Distributor:
CAPREO GmbH- Gildeweg 10- 46562 Voerde- Germany
Food Business Operator:
CAPREO GmbH, Gildeweg 10, 46562 Voerde, Germany
Producer:
Fairview, Suid-Agter-Paarl Rd, 7646 Paarl, Südafrika
Bottle Cap:
Screw Cap
Price:
12.95€ / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
14 % Vol.
Acidity:
5,7 g/l
Residual Sugar:
3,1 g/l
Serve at:
16-18 °C
Best before:
2025
In the Cellar:
Matured in French and American oak barrels for twelve months.
Appellation:
Western Cape
Allergen:
Sulphite

Selection 16/79 – a declaration of love to the South African art of winemaking

Selection 16/79 commemorates Simon van der Stel, who came to South Africa in 1679 and became the first governor of the Cape. He was also the one who founded the wine culture of his new homeland and thus laid the foundation for the winemaking tradition in the Cape Winelands, which continues to this day. The Selection 16/79 is not only a homage to the origins of South African viticulture, but also reflects the richness and unique character of South African wines. The fact that the wines in Selection 16/79 offer something of everything that makes South African winemaking special is due on the one hand to the fact that the grapes come from different growing regions, but also to first-class winemakers.

Selection 16/79: A wine collection as colourful as the rainbow nation

Selection 16/79 consists of four diverse red wines, two fruity fresh white wines and two sparkling wines. All wine creations have been created in cooperation with selected winemakers and reflect the different facets of the South African wine world. For red wine lovers, Selection 16/79 offers a Pinotage, a Merlot, a Cabernet Sauvignon or a classic Cape Blend. A Sauvignon Blanc from the Elgin and a typical Chardonnay will delight white wine fans. With the Sparkling White and the Sparkling Rosé, two sparkling wines round off the Selection 16/79.

Selection 16/79 – always a good choice

Thanks to its multi-faceted nature, Selection 16/79 offers the right wine for every occasion. If, for example, you are looking for an uncomplicated white wine to enjoy with family and friends, you will find Sauvignon Blanc a wonderful companion, which incidentally also goes well with light dishes. Speaking of food: In this regard, all the creations in Selection 16/79 are a good choice. The Chardonnay is simply a dream with fish, and Cape Blend, for example, goes perfectly with your favourite pasta. At a party – or if you have a good reason to toast – the two sparkling wines should not be missing. As different in style as the creations of Selection 16/79 are, thanks to their complexity and fruity elegance they all radiate South African flair in the glass on every occasion.