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2018 CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

R 65.00

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Serve with flavourful meat dishes such as lamb accompanied by a sweet mint sauce, as well as Cape Malay curries and bobotie. Slow-cooked beef pot roast is an ideal partner to this blend.
Nose: Upfront aromas of vibrant red fruit and notes of spices, supported by subtle oak nuances of mocha and cinnamon.
Variety: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot
Style: Medium-bodied, New World, gently wooded.
Palate: The wine boasts a well defined round and elegant structure and lush red berries, ensuring intriguing and juicy tannins. It reveals the best of both varieties in the blend and finishes in a soft, lingering after-taste.
Ageing: The blend was oak-staved, using premium French oak, for a period of 6 - 8 months. The French oak staves enhance the fruit flavours and lend structure to the wine.
Food-Pairing: Serve with flavourful meat dishes such as lamb accompanied by a sweet mint sauce, as well as Cape Malay curries and bobotie. Slow-cooked beef pot roast is an ideal partner to this blend.
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5.5 g/l
13.5%
3.53
4.3 g/l
Grapes originate from Swartland and Stellenbosch. Picked at 25 degrees Balling, sorted, de-stemmed, crushed and fermented at between 25 and 27 °C. After fermentation, the wine was left on French oak staves in the tank to finish the malolactic process.