Waterford Estate The Jem 2010

With restraint aromas of pencil shaving, cigarbox, spices and cassis, the wine develops additional nuances in the glass. The classically dry palate has a seamless balance between fruit purity and tannin austerity with a medium acidity.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Shiraz, 18% Merlot, 7% Mourvèdre, 5% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 3% Grenache, 2% Barbera ]
winemaker : Mark Le Roux
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.03 % vol  rs : 2.49 g/l  pH : 3.62  ta : 5.67 g/l  va : 0.66 g/l  so2 : 94 mg/l  fso2 : 43 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2013 International Wine and Spirit Competition - Bronze
2013 Decanter World Wine Awards - Bronze Medal

ageing : The wine will steadily develop over the next 10 - 15 years.

in the cellar : Bottling Date: October 2012
Yeast: Various
Fermentation: Combination of barrel and stainless steel
Barrel ageing: 20 Months – French, 225 litre, 1/3 1st, 2nd & 3rd fill
Fining: none
Filtration: Bulk filtration prior to bottling

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