Vriesenhof Kallista 2011 (Magnum)

Dark fruits and cherries on the palate with aromas of mocha and pencil lead, lingering minerality on the finish.

The Kallista is a meal on its own or just have it with a simple creamy cheese like brie.

variety : Blend - Red | Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Merlot (35%) and Cabernet Franc (25%)
winemaker : Nicky Claasens
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.26 % vol  rs : 1.3 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.9 g/l  va : .76 g/l  so2 : 110 mg/l  fso2 : 37 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 1500ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 20+ years

in the cellar : The different varietals are vinified separately because of the different locations of vineyards on Vriesenhof farm. Fermentation on the skins is normally 6-8 days. Maturation is 24 months in 3rd/4th fill French oak and another 24 months in 4000l barrels

OTHER VINTAGES

Blend - Red