Merlot with numerous facings

Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2016

Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2016
  • LEO-082016
  • Prominent fruit notes of plums and mulberries
  • Fine spice due to roasted almonds and nutmeg
  • Good structure with ripe tannins
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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 gives off an intense bouquet with prominent red...
The Leopard´s Leap Classic Collection Merlot gives off an intense bouquet with prominent red fruit notes such as plums and mulberries with light undertones of strawberries. These fruity aromas are supported by a hint of roasted almonds and nutmeg. The palate notices these nuances just like the ripe and rich tannins that create the structure and body of the Leopard´s Leap Classic Collection Merlot and peak in a lingering aftertaste.

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Name:
Leopard’s Leap Classic Collection Merlot 2016
Article-No.:
LEO-082016
Grape Varieties:
Merlot
Vintage:
2016
Winery:
Leopard´s Leap
Importer:
CAPREO GmbH, D-46562, Voerde
Bottle Cap:
Screw Cap
Price:
7.50 € / bottle à 0,75 l
Filling Quantity:
0,75 l
Alcohol Strength:
13,5 % Vol.
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Residual Sugar:
2,7 g/l
Serve at:
14-18 °C
Best before:
2023
In the Cellar:
Matured in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Appellation:
Western Cape
Allergen:
Sulphite

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.