CALL FOR ENTRIES

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the second annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum.

Wines will be tasted blind by a three-person panel consisting of Christian Eedes as chairman as well as Roland Peens and James Pietersen, both of Wine Cellar, Cape Town merchants and cellarers of fine wine.

The producer of the best wine overall will a new 225-litre barrel worth R14 720 from the cooperage Taransaud represented locally by Chene South Africa.

An entry fee of R750 per wine applies and entries close on Thursday 3 May. Results will be made public on Tuesday 22 May. A tasting of the top performers will be held at the Merlot Forum Workshop on 14 June 2018.

For the rules in full and the entry form, CLICK HERE.

To read last year’s report, CLICK HERE.

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The producer of the best wine overall will receive a new 225-litre barrel worth R14 720 from the cooperage Taransaud represented locally by Chene South Africa.