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Spier Signature Merlot

Spier Signature Merlot is a dark red in colour, on the nose aromas of dark berries, a plum scent follows with hints of almonds.

On the palate, Spier Signature Merlot, is a Signature Range Merlot developing a fruit defined character, which makes for a sweet and soft flavour along with a note of caramel.

Spier Signature Merlot is velvety soft in its finish the berry taste lingers. serve with a variety of red meats and pasta dishes.

It was in 1692 that Spier’s first owner, a German settler by the name of Arnout Janz, took possession of the land in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

He soon realised the potential for winegrowing and set out to plant the first vines.

In 1712 the first grapes were pressed on the farm and today one of the Cape’s oldest wine cellar buildings dating back to 1767, still takes pride of place on the estate.

Like a chef’s signature dish, Spier’s Signature everyday drinking range of wines represent what Spier does best. We are committed to making quality wines that capture each grape variety’s unique flavour.

From vineyard to cellar, the grapes are handled with utmost care. They are picked by hand, and immediately cooled when they arrive at the cellar.

The grapes are then hand-sorted and, in spite of strict vineyard practices, up to 10% do not make it past the sorting tables. http://www.spier.co.za/wine/home/

Special attention is paid to the pressing and crushing process – an area the Cellar Master believes is critical to the high quality of the wine.

There are seven single varietals in this range, as well as Spier’s Méthode Cap Classique Brut.

More recently, our wines have won numerous awards, both locally and internationally. They are made under the skilful guidance of our celebrated Cellar Master, Frans Smit.

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