Bradgate Red 2001

Ripe blackberry Cabernet Sauvignon flavours blend easily with the velvet-rich, plummy fruit of Merlot. Cabernet Franc adds spicy, red berry complexity. Maturation in French oak barrels results in a harmonious integration of soft tannins and fruit.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc
winemaker : Gary & Cathy Jordan
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.37 g/l  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : The grapes were harvested from north and west-facing vineyards.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested bewteen 22 February and 23 March 2001.

in the cellar : Fermentation between 26-28ºC and gentle pressing emphasised the intensity of the fruit flavours. Fermentation was completed in French oak barrels where the wine was matured for a further 6 months.

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