Guardian Peak Merlot 2018
South Africa / Western Cape
Andy's Tasting Notes
A Merlot with something about it! Rich and moreish cherry and plum fruit with hints of tobacco, cedar, mocha and mint. Fresh yet smooth (but not too smooth!).
Price per bottle £10.80
Guardian Peak is one of the new generation of South African wineries producing wines that combine traditional body and structure with New World exuberance. It is owned by Jean Engelbrecht of Rust en Vrede, and as you would expect with this larger-than-life character, the wines are strong, positive examples of their varietals and location. The aim is to introduce more people to the fascinating lifestyle and culture of wine.