FREE Shipping on all 6 Bottle Mixed cases (Does not qualify for any other Discounts or Codes)


 01233 502 997

Selling great New World wine since 1994

Free Delivery On Orders Over £100 ~  UK Mainland only ~ Can Not  be used in conjunction with any other discount code or offer

Oldenburg Merlot 2015 750 ml ~ WAS 18.50

Stock Status: Sold Out
Stock = 0
You will earn 9 points with this purchase


Bunches and berries were sorted carefully by hand, with crushing and destemming delicately handled. Juice was inoculated with BDX Red yeast, and fermentation temperatures were kept under 28°C. Wines were matured for 19 months in 300l French oak barrels. Wood regime: 40% new oak, 15% 3rd fill barrels, 30% 4th fill barrels and 15% 5th fill barrels.


A deep plum colour meets the eye. Intense, concentrated black fruit aromas on the nose, with a hint of nutty oak. The palate is packed with more rich, succulent, dark berries with an abundance of blackcurrant. The wine shows a lovely extraction, which provides a solid core and a rich, smooth finish.


The 2015 vintage is widely considered the best ever for South African wines. Cooler conditions throughout February allowed for slow, even ripening early in the season, contributing towards colour and flavour development – especially in red cultivars. Warm, dry conditions before harvest accelerated ripening, producing grapes of the highest quality. Judicious irrigation and soils with good water holding capacity ensured wines avoided water stress.

Product Code:
Alcohol Content:
14 %ABV
Not yet reviewed
Write an online review and share your thoughts with other shoppers!
Be the first to review this product.