Winery Details

About the Winery

Diemersfontein has belonged to the Sonnenberg family for 3 generations, dating back to the early 1940s. David’s grandfather, Max, bought the 183-hectare farm, which lies in the shadow of the majestic Hawekwa Mountains and boasts a panoramic view of both Du Toit’s Kloof and Bains’ Kloof mountain ranges.

Ovation Merlot 2018

About the wine

Delicious ripe red berries with undertones of spice and oak deliver a wine with a soft finish, ready to be enjoyed now. Best served with beef bourguignon, roast duck and even fresh grilled tuna.

Exclusive

No

Food Pairing

Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Soft Cheese, Vegetables

Red Grapes

Merlot

Region

Wellington, Western Cape

Segment best suited for

Off premise, On premise, Retail

Tasting Notes

Earthy, Fruity, Herbal & Vegetal, Mineral

Vintage

Yes

Volume

750ml

Year

2018

Winemaking process

Grapes were harvested early in the morning and fermented in tank for days. After fermentation, the wine was matured on French oak staves for months.

Cellaring

Drink now, or within five years from production.

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