Tasting Notes: Colour: Deep dark red colour with a vibrant ruby red rim.
Bouquet: Initial impressions of lovely red fruit and cherries give way to sweet cedar oak aromas.
Tasting Notes: An abundance of black fruit upon entry leads to a big, juicy middle with soft, well rounded tannins.
A classic Cape Blend with a pleasant lingering aftertaste. Region: South Africa, Stellenbosch
Wine Type: Dry red wine Blend Information: 54% Pinotage, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot
In The Cellar: 4 days on the skins at 26°C in open fermenters.
Punch downs were done every 2 hours during fermentation.
After malolactic fermentation the wine aged in 15% new and 85% second and third fill French oak barrels for 16 months.