Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2015

A down to earth, easy drinking soft and smooth blended red wine. White pepper, spice and raspberry are prominent on the nose with soft and ripe tannins giving an elegant finish.

Roast leg of lamb and The Old Man's Blend Steak Roll.

variety : Merlot [ 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Shiraz, 10% Cabernet Franc ]
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Soft   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

2017 Platter's South African Wine Guide - 3 stars
2015 Gold Wine Awards - Gold
2015 Platter's South African Wine Guide - 3 stars
in the vineyard : 

With every new vintage we need to improve the quality of this red blend. The effort to produce beautiful ripe fruit and the selection therefore becomes a passion.

Vines planted: 1995
Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf
Yield: 7 t/ha
Irrigation: Dry land
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 400m


about the harvest: Each cultivar is picked at optimum ripeness.

in the cellar : During winemaking the cultivars were kept apart and aged in third fill 300L French Oak barrels and in stainless steel tanks with staves. At 10 months the different components are blended after rigorous tasting sessions with our Old Man, Peter Pentz.

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