Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2016 1.5L Magnum

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 | 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Shiraz, 3% Cabernet Franc
winemaker : Lukas Wentzel
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2018 Platter's South African Wine Guide - 4 stars
in the vineyard : Vines planted: 1995
Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf
Irrigation: Dry land
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 400m

about the harvest: The Blend is made up of 4 cultivars namely Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc. Each cultivar is picked at optimum ripeness.
Yield: 7t/ha

in the cellar : 

During winemaking the cultivars were kept apart and aged in third fill 300 litre French oak barrels and in stainless steel tanks with staves. After 12 months the different components were blended after rigorous tasting sessions with our Old Man, Peter Pentz.

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