D'Aria Merlot

D’Aria Merlot

VINIFICATION: The grapes are picked by hand and undergo further sorting at the cellar. Fermentation takes place in 15 000-litre stainless steel tanks. The wine is then matured for nine months in small French oak barrels.

DESCRIPTION: A medium-bodied wine designed to emphasise rich, plum fruit complemented by gentle tannins acquired through judicious wooding.

FOOD: This wine pairs well with meat dishes such as game (venison), beef stew, roast lamb, duck (particularly with a fruity sauce), as well as rich fish such as tuna and salmon.

D´Aria Merlot 2010 Bronze at the 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
Best Investment Award from Wine Magazine (2011)
Silver at the 2013 Veritas Wine Awards
   
D´Aria Merlot 2009 Bronze at the 2010 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
   
D´Aria Merlot 2008 Best Investment Merlot (Wine Magazine 2011) 3½ stars
Bronze at the 2011 Veritas Wine Awards