Grand Vin de Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014

This deeply coloured, vibrant blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot has well defined ripe Blackcurrant aromas on the nose and is complimented by rich vanilla oak and dark plum flavours on the palate with soft, ripe tannins. The wine is very accessible now but will also benefit from maturation for 2 to 4 years.

Best served with chargilled steak, roasted duck breast and Asian BBQ lamb ribs.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winery : Origin Wine
winemaker : Natalee Botha
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : - % vol  rs : - g/l  pH : -  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Consume within 2-5 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in 1995 Yield: 7 t/ha Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf Irrigation: Dry land Trellising: 5 wire extended movable Perold

about the harvest: Handpicked

in the cellar : During winemaking the cultivars were kept apart and then aged in second filled 300 lt French Oak barrels and in stainless steel tanks with French Oak staves. At 10 months the components are blended to perfection.

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