Reyneke Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 1999

Classic style Cabernet blend incorporating Merlot for softness and complexity. The wine has a fine structure and excellent tannic balance supporting rich flavours of black fruits, smoke and spice.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ Blend ]
winery : Reyneke Wines
winemaker : James Farquharson
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.97  ta : 5.1 g/l  

in the cellar : The grapes were harvested from 15-year-old vines on an Eastern aspect. Both cultivars were fermented in open tanks and allowed to macerate for up to twenty days after fermentation before being lightly pressed. The wines were blended before being matured in French oak barrels originating from the Voges, Never and Aliier forests, for twelve months. After maturation the wines were egg white fined before filtration and bottling.

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