Graham Beck Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2001

“Rich plummy aroma and ripe full flavours on the palate. Nice red berry spice with hints of tobacco. Long elegant finish.”

Good accompaniment with red meat dishes, rich pasta and ripe cheeses.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
winery : Graham Beck
winemaker : Pieter Ferreira
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 13.63 % vol  rs : 2.85 g/l  pH : 3.40  ta : 5.98 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

about the harvest: Cabernet Sauvignon from our Franschhoek vineyards picked at optimum ripeness. Fermented on the skins until dry. Stainless Steel for malolactic fermentation. 12 Months maturation in 2nd fill French oak at Franschhoek Cellar. Merlot from our Robertson vineyards picked at optimum ripeness. Fermented on the skins until dry and racked into barrels for malolactic fermentation. Mature for 12 months in 3rd fill barrel at Robertson Cellar. After maturation the 2 varietals from the different cellars were cross blended for bottling.

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