Vriesenhof Kallista 2016

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Red fruit, pencil lead and leather with an undercurrent of tobacco leaf dominate the nose while the palate is a play of red fruit and black pepper, creamy and balanced with a long lingering finish.

Hearty meat stews, steak and creamy cheese (brie and camembert)

variety : Blend - Red [ 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, 26%Cabernet Franc ]
winemaker : Nicky Claasens
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.44 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now for the next 7 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. The varietals are kept separate for the 1st 12months in older French oak barrels before blending. 1st 12 months in older (3rd & 4th fill) French oak and next 12 months in new French oak (50%) and 2nd fill French oak (50%)

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