Laibach Dry Red 1997

A medium bodied easy drinking wine with a soft finish. The Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot was added to give the cinsaut a rounder more complex mouthfeel. It is filled with red berry and spicy wood flavours.


variety : Cinsaut | 60% Cinsaut, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Stefan Dorst
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.82  ta : 4.7 g/l  

in the cellar : Varietal: 60% Cinsaut, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel for 2 weeks, to acute the berry flavours. Remotage x2 a day. After MLF in tank, 50% of the wine was age in new French oak barrels for a period of 6 months.
The final blend was done before bottling.

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