L’Ormarins LBV 2015

Rich fruitcake, plum and raisin nose with spice and a touch of oak below. Notes of muscovado sugar and caramel too. The palate is spicy with a bright peppery edge. Sweet, rich and raisin, prune and ripe plum flavour but with lovely dryness as a counterpoint. Genteel and refined with lovely body, depth and concentration as well as length. Lively and bright throughout. Animated but stylish and poised. Lingering aftertaste.


variety : Touriga Nacional [ 100% Touriga Nacional ]
winemaker : Zanie Viljoen
wine of origin : Paarl
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type : Red  style : Sweet  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : The vineyards for this specific blend were chosen from the best Paarl site. The decomposed granite supplied the richness and fullness to the wine.

in the cellar : Grapes are picked by hand, placed into small lug boxes and transported to the cellar in a cool truck. In the cellar, the bunches were de-stemmed and pumped into fermenters. The wines were aged for two years in French oak, bottled unfiltered.

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