Grand Vin de Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2017 (Case of 6)

ZAR 1410.00 ZAR 1128.00

(Price per bottle: ZAR 188.00)

Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

A richly-textured velvety wine with ripe plum and blackcurrant fruit aromas and a touch of vanilla oak. Soft and juicy, it is a treat with classic grills and BBQ dishes.

Julia Harding, MW (jancisrobinson.com)
16.5 points



Grand Vin de Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot


The Wine

Vines: Planted in 1995
Yield: 7 t/ha
Soil: Hutton/Oak leaf
Irrigation: Dry land
Trellising: 5 wire extended moveable Perold


Vintage Overview

The dry conditions resulted in very healthy vineyards and smaller berries with good colour and flavour concentration. These conditions, along with the ideal cool weather during harvest time formed the perfect combination for an exceptional quality wine grape harvest,


Winemaking

During winemaking the cultivars were kept apart and then aged in second filled 300 litre French oak barrels and in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves. The components were blended at 10 months.