The wine reflects the diversity of the farm with its different soil types, micro-climate and fynbos integrated between the vineyards. This particular wine encapsulates Niel Bester’s tenure of two decades as winemaker at Plaisir de Merle. It represents his passion, dedication, and the intimate knowledge attained over many years of the terroir and its unpredictability from one vintage to the next.
- 2019 Platter’s Wine Guide 2012 5 stars
- 2019 Platters Wine Guide 2012 Bordeaux-style Red Blend
- Wine of the Year