Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2017

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A down to earth, ripe fruit driven blended red wine. Cherry, mulberry and cedar wood are prominent on the nose with soft tannins on the palate giving a smooth 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 : Soft  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2018 Gold Wine Awards - Gold

in the vineyard : Vines planted: 1995
Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf
Irrigation: Dry land
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable perold
Elevation: 400m

about the harvest: 

Yield: 7 t/ha

in the cellar : The Blend is made up of 4 cultivars namely Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc. Each cultivar is picked at optimum ripeness.
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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