Leopards Leap Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2013

Wine Style: Medium-bodied, New World gently wooded.
Nose: Intriguing aromas of blackberry, mulberry and cassis, supported by soft undertones of cherry and subtle hints of herb.
Palate: Blueberries and mulberries join subtle oak flavours to create a well-structured, velvety soft wine.

Serve with subtle meat dishes such as veal and pork fillet accompanied by subtle mushroom and herb flavours.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
winemaker : Eugene van Zyl
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 5.4 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

about the harvest: Grapes came from Swartland and Perdeberg. 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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