Spier Private Collection Merlot 2007

Member Review by Euro98:

I have enjoyed this bottle over the course of 3 days. During these 3 days I have experienced this wine to be very easy and full-bodied. I normally don’t like Merlot but this wine surprised me with notes of milk-chocolate and an almost untouchable hint of menthol. But also the very ripe plum and oak / or tobacco flavors where noticeably present. It all felt very juicy and composed in the mouth. This all while being almost creamy soft. Certainly a wine that will pass again.

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THE SPIER EXPERIENCE Spier is one of the Stellenbosch winelands’ most celebrated destinations. The wine farm has sweeping views of the Helderberg mountain range, and lies besides the calming waters of the Eerste River. While producing award-winning wine, and offering world-class hotel and conference facilities, we recognise that we are part of a rapidly changing world that requires a new wa... Read more
THE SPIER EXPERIENCE Spier is one of the Stellenbosch winelands’ most celebrated destinations. The wine farm has sweeping views of the Helderberg mountain range, and lies besides the calming waters of the Eerste River. While producing award-winning wine, and offering world-class hotel and conference facilities, we recognise that we are part of a rapidly changing world that requires a new way of doing things. We hope that a visit to our farm will inspire fresh insights, discovery and reflection as we journey together towards a sustainable future. Spier is located in the heart of South Africa’s primary wine-growing region, just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. We were one of the first organisations in South Africa to be accredited by Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa. Spier was also the first winery to be accredited by the Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association. Read less
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Snooth User: Euro98
707364103
4.50 5
Vintage: 2005 01/23/2011

I have enjoyed this bottle over the course of 3 days. During these 3 days I have experienced this wine to be very easy and full-bodied. I normally don’t like Merlot but this wine surprised me with notes of milk-chocolate and an almost untouchable hint of menthol. But also the very ripe plum and oak / or tobacco flavors where noticeably present. It all felt very juicy and composed in the mouth. This all while being almost creamy soft. Certainly a wine that will pass again.


Snooth User: DawnF1
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2005 04/28/2009

Four and a half glasses




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