Aromas of blackberries and blueberries with a note of fresh coriander. Layers of complexity unfolds on the palate with silky tannins. Exceptional balance, beautifully structured with hints of chocolate.
Aromas of blackberries, cassis and fennel, with resonating layers of forest floor and cedarwood, harmoniously integrated in a focused, delicately textured palate. Pairs perfectly with fennel crusted sirloin, celeriac purée, potato fondant, hazelnut beurre noisette and a fig and red wine jus.
Fermented in wooden vats and stainless steel tanks. Skin contact for 16 to 20 days resulted in excellent colour, concentration, aroma and flavour compounds.
The grapes were hand-picked from beginning February to end March 2016 with an average yield of 8 tons per hectare.
Cultivar: Cabernet Franc 52%
Cabernet Sauvignon 16%
Appellation: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch
Age of Vines: 13 to 28 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation
Matured for 18 months in 225 litre new French oak barrels. The wine has an ageing potential of at least 15 years from vintage.
Alcohol: 13.5% vol
Total Acidity: 5.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 2.3 g/l
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