Vrede en Lust Artisan Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

In the blend you can expect ripe black fruit with undertones of chocolate and all spice .Beautiful wiffsof violets followed by grippy tannins.

variety : Merlot [ 35% Merlot, 33% Shiraz, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Karlin Nel
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy now or within 3/4 years from vintage.

The Vredeen Lust Artisan range is an exclusive range of carefully handcrafted wines. For this range the winemakers are encouraged to experiment with different styles and winemaking techniques using small batches of site specific grapes.

in the vineyard : Both the Merlot and Cabernet are planted in Vrede en Lust and the Shiraz is from our Ricton vineyards with a component of block 5 ( In front of the winery).
The Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon is all sourced from our Farm at Vrede en Lust.

in the cellar : They were all matured in barrel for 16-18 months. All the components was aged seperatlyand blended together just prior botteling.
The blend consist out of the following components: Merlot 35%, Shiraz, 33% and Cabernet  Sauvignon 32%.

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