DeWaal Signal Rock 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Daniël de Waal
Main Variety : Merlot
Alcohol : 14.53 %vol
pH : 3.54
RS : 2.3 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
2014: The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2016 - chosen as one of the top 25 Blended wines at the show
2014: John Platter Wine Guide 2018 - 4 stars
Tasting Notes
A dark coloured wine, with fresh black fruit and dark berries.  This wine is full and round, with a lovely lingering and velvety finish.
Blend Information
53% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
A great food wine, it will pair beautifully with good steak or lamb shank.
In The Vineyard
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type:Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyards: 10 - 20 years
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 3 wire - hedge
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: March 2015
Sugar level at Harvest: 25.5° B
Yield per Hectare: 6 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days 
Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French barriques (50% new, 50% second fill)
Bottling Date: August 2017
Additional Information
Part of our premium range, this is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon based blend.

Other Vintages
DeWaal Signal Rock 2015 Daniël de Waal Merlot
DeWaal Signal Rock 2014 - SOLD OUT Daniël de Waal Cabernet Sauvignon
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DeWaal Signal Rock 2008 Daniël de Waal Cabernet Sauvignon
DeWaal Signal Rock 2007 Daniël de Waal Cabernet Sauvignon

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