Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2003

This easy-drinking wine enjoys an attractive nose of ripe, berry fruit with herbaceous undertones and chocolate on the finish. A smooth palate coaxes through to a balanced finish.

Smoked meat & cheese platters, Pizza’s or Italian Veal pasta dishes.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Adél van der Merwe
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.61  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Veritas 2006 - Bronze

ageing : Drink now or over the next 2 years.

in the vineyard : Deep, well-drained Hutton and Clovelly soils. Planted on the west-facing slopes of the Helderberg, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Trellised on a 5-wire Perold system. No irrigation.

in the cellar : Barrel matured for 12 months in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak.

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