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2018 Special Edition Red Blend

R 110.00

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A proud example of South Africa’s Signature variety.

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Variety: 51.86% Merlot, 39.05% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4.38% Petit Verdot, 1.58% Cabernet Franc, 1.29% Cinsault, 1.24% Ruby Cabernet, 0.49% Pinotage, 0.10% Shiraz, 0.01% Durif
Style: South African interpretation of the famous Bordeaux-style red blend.
Maturation: Malolactic fermentation took place in 50% first-fill French oak barrels and 50% in second-fill and third-fill French oak barrels. The components were kept separately for 16 - 18 months. Thereafter the wine was blended and then bottled.
Characteristics: This elegant blend, crafted from classic varieties, displays rich red fruit aromas of black cherry and raspberry, with subtle undertones of plum and cassis.
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5.8 g/l
3.10 g/l
The grapes used for the production of this wine originate from vineyards in the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Darling regions. The grapes were hand-picked and handsorted. The varieties were harvested separately at optimal ripeness and at an average of 25 degrees Balling. Each variety was fermented separately at between 24 and 26 degrees Celsius