Plaisir de Merle Charles Marais 2013
Dense, inky plum in colour the wine is aromatic with dark fruit and savoury notes on the nose. Luscious and full-bodied the palate opens up to reveal layers of ripe red and black fruit with juicy, soft tannins.
Plaisir de Merle has launched what they deem as the pinnacle of blends in the estates’ 400 years of winemaking tradition. The limited edition 2013 Charles Marais is a heady blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot and winemaker Niel Bester says it’s the finest wine released in his 25 years as cellar master