Barrydale Tradouw Tradeaux Reserve 1997

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Barrydale Cellar
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Trabouw
analysis : alc : 13,5 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Although the wine is already soft and ready to drink, it will age beautifully for the next 5 years.

in the cellar : The wine, made from the three best red wine cultavars of the Tradouw Valley, was each made in their own style, and were blend just before bottling, to give the best of each cultivar. Cabernet Sauvignon (55%) being the dominant cultivar for its robust full bodied qualities, Cabernet Franc (30%) for its soft tannins and spicy aromas, and Merlot (15%) for its fruitiness. The wines were aged in new and second fill Nevers oak barrels.

A medium bodied wine, with lots of fruit and spice aromas.

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