Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Reserve 1997

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12,5 % vol  rs : 1,8 g/l  pH : 3,64  ta : 5,3 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Good now, but best over the next four years, should last at least eight years.

in the cellar : Wine made in a classic style, fermented dry with 12 days skin contacts and matured in barrels of French Nevere oak.
Blend consist of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot.

Dark plum colour. Ripe cassis and toasty oak on the nose. Chocolate and vanilla aroma. Full flavoured palate and firm structure with ripe fruit, liquorice, a hint of coffee and spicy wood flavours. A rich but elegant wine and a good example of a Cape Bordeaux. Finishes long and classically dry.

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