Other recent vintages:  2019   2017   2015  

The wine shows aromas of raspberry, cherry and a hint of eucalyptus. The palate shows pure fruit with refined notes of cherry, plum and cranberry. The palate is full, fresh and lively with a supple tannin structure and a well-balanced acidity leaving a persisting finish.

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  • South Africa    Western Cape
  • 36%
    Merlot
      34%
    Syrah
      14%
    Cabernet Sauvignon
      7%
    Cabernet Franc
      7%
    Malbec
      2%
    Petit Verdot
     
  • Alcohol
      14.5%
  • Certified sustainable
  • Oak
      14 months neutral French oak
  • Production
      4,100 cases

The vines are planted on our Groenkloof farm on the slopes of the Stellenbosch Mountain. The soil is composed of coffee coloured decomposed granite. The vines get full sun which allows for optimum development of rich berry characters in the grapes.The components of this blend were fermented separately in vineyard specific batches with pump-overs for colour and tannin extraction being performed five times daily. The wine was barrel matured for 14 months in second and third fill French oak barrels and a small un-oaked component was used to provide a fresh and lively character.