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2013 RESERVE MERLOT/ CABERNET SAUVIGNON/ CABERNET FRANC/ MALBEC

WINEMAKING NOTES

This wine was made from grapes grown on the stony, sandy lower terrace of the vineyard. the varietal mix was 44% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc and 5% Malbec.

The fruit was hand harvested between 16 and 27 April 2013.

It was destemmed and crushed, then macerated and fermented in tanks. The wine was aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.

ANALYSIS

PH 3.31

TA 6.67 g/l

Alcohol 13.5%

TASTING NOTES

Deeply coloured with a blue purple hue. Aromatic characters of dark plum, cassis and spice lead through into the elegant yet powerful palate. Subtle front palate tannins provide excellent structure.
Drink over next 7 – 10 years

AWARDS

Gold Medal Bragato Wine awards 2014

5 Stars Wine Orbit 2015

4.5 Stars Cameron Douglas MS 2015

4 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews 2014

Silver Medal Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2015