Boschendal Lanoy 1997

The Lanoy shows excellent concentration of colour and structure in a well-integrated wine that will reward ageing. The good depth of fruit flavours, with multi-layered peppery spice dominating the brambleberry fruit, makes this an ideal choice for rare roast fillet, roast lamb, casseroles and hard cheeses.

variety : Merlot [ 60% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Shiraz, 3% Cabernet Franc ]
winemaker : JC Bekker
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.76  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the cellar : A blend of 60 % Merlot, 22 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 15 % Shiraz and 3 % Cabernet Franc, with the Merlot and some of the Shiraz from new clone, virus-free material. For unique characteristics and enhanced varietal character, the Merlot was sourced from three vineyard sites on the farm; the Cabernet originated from two vineyards planted in 1980 and 1990; and the Shiraz also from two vineyards, the older planted in 1980.

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