Leopards Leap Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2012

Wine Style: Medium-bodied, New World.
Nose:  Alluring aromas of blueberry and mulberry supported by undertones of cassis.
Palate: Blueberries and mulberries join coffee flavours in order to produce a wellstructured, velvety soft wine.

Serve with subtle meat dishes such asveal and pork fillet accompanied bydelicate mushroom and herbflavours.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winemaker : Eugene van Zyl
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

about the harvest: Grapes came from Swartland andPerdeberg. Picked at 26° Balling,

in the cellar : 50% of this blend was matured in 225 litre French oak barrels for a period of 12 months. The balance was oak staved for 8 months with added micro-oxygenation.

Grapes were sorted, de-stemmed,crushed and fermented at 28° C. Post fermentation with 7days skin contact.

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