Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 1997

An elegant wine with a rich tapestry of berry flavours. A well interwoven wood charater, with a mixture of nutty, peppery flavours. Further bottle maturation will ensure this wine to develop with great distinction. A must for the millennium.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot
winemaker : Bob de Villiers
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 12.64 % vol  rs : 1.5 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : 5 to 7 years

in the cellar : The flagship of the estate. It is made from three classic Bordeaux varieties. Cabernet Sauvignon (53%) blended with Cabernet Franc (27%) and merlot (20%). The estates objective is to use the very best red varieties of particular vintage for the Governeurs Reserve. Extended maturation on the skins - 7 to 9 days. Matured for 12 to 14 months in new small French Oak barrels (225 and 300l barrels).

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