Platter * * * * – Bordeaux quartet with cab in lead, 2016 dark & savoury with tapenade & dried herb nuances, compact tannins. Exceptionally dry, satisfying meal companion.
This exciting new blend explores the marriage of Bordeaux varieties from vines situated in the Hemel en Aarde Ridge. This wine shows the balanced and structured contribution of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc with the fruity flesh from the Malbec.This wine expresses the typical Cabernet Sauvignon profile of blueberry and mulberry, while the Cabernet Franc shows floral and subtle dried herb characters.The Merlot and Malbec bring the vibrant red berry and juiciness to the palate.
32.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22.5% Cabernet Franc, 22.5% Malbec, 22.5% Merlot
Enjoy this wine with red meat, venison and cheese platters.
Alcohol : 14% vol
TA : 7.0 g/l
Sugar : 1.2 g/l
pH : 3.5