Blaauwklippen Barouche Magnums NV

This wine is the winning blend of the 2013 Blaauwklippen Blending Competition, submitted by the Natalia Wine Society from KwaZulu Natal. This elegant blend is brimful of minty choc, oak spice, whiffs of smoked beef and juicy red berries on the nose. Lingering and well structure with smooth tannins and a playful finish.

Enjoy with red meat, pasta and grilled food. Serving temparture: 17°C

variety : Shiraz | 32% Shiraz, 28% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, 18% Shiraz
winemaker : Rolf Zeitvogel with Albert Basson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.2 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Herbaceous   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 1500ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

ageing : Enjoy immediately or within 5 to 10 years of cellaring.

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in the cellar :  Spontaneous fermentation with natural yeast and cold maceration before fermentation. Maturation in small oak barrels (40% new).

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