Fontein Cinsaut/Merlot 1998

Cherry red color with lifted spice and forest fruit flavours. Rich, juicy fruit tannins with good fruit sweetness and length.

variety : Cinsaut
winery : Kleinbosch
winemaker : Kim Mylne & Team
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Produced to be enjoyed young and fresh, although the oak compliment will see it well into the next millennium.

in the cellar : A blend of 80% Cinsaut and 20% Merlot. Selected vineyards from the Paarl and Wellington wine regions are harvested at optimum fruit maturity. The cultivars are fermented seperately and lightly oak influenced after fermentation, with blending dictated by varietal influence and style consistency.

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