Groot Constantia Constantia Rood 2000

A medium bodied wine for everyday enjoyment partly matured in French oak barrels. The wine serves as the house wine of the Estate. The grapes and wine were treated with the same care as all the other red wines in the higher price category. Wonderful Choc-plum aroma with raspberry flavours.
Serving suggestion: Oxtail and Cape Bredie and a Steak

variety : Merlot [ 80% Merlot, 20% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Bob de Villiers
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.29 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.69  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean - Wonderful cool breezes coming from the Indian Ocean as well as the Atlantic Ocean. With an average rainfall of 1100 mm per annum. Although the weather this year was much cooler compared to last year.

Soil type: Westleigh, Glenrosa

in the cellar : A blend of noble varieties, matured in small French oak for 12 months, 2nd and 3rd fill barrels.

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