Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011

A full-bodied, oak matured red wine with intense deep ruby black colour. Ripe plum, herb, chocolate and complex toasty oak bouquet. A concentrated middle palate with long after-taste of blackberries and undertones of vanilla, fruit and spice.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winery : Boschkloof Wines
winemaker : Jacques Borman
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.72  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Good to drink now, but will continue to improve for the next 3 to 5 years.

The Latin phrase “inconcessum persequor” surrounding The Grail on our emblem translates into “I pursue the unattainable”, and between the slopes of the beautiful Stellenbosch valley in South-Africa, the Borman family pursue to perfect the art of winemaking.

about the harvest: Grapes harvested by hand.

in the cellar : This is a blend of (60%)Cabernet Sauvignon and (40%)Merlot. The grapes were crushed and destemmed in stainless steel tanks where natural and inoculated fermentations proceeded with pump-overs four times a day. After alcoholic fermentation left on skins for 20 days and matured in 225l French oak barrels for 19 months. Certified and bottled on the farm.

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