De Huijsbosch 2017

R155 per bottle
R930 per case

CABERNET SAUVIGNON / CABERNET FRANC/ MERLOT / PINOTAGE

Bright red centre with a deep brick red edge.  Balanced and structured wine show aromas of black currant, fynbos/garrique, oak and hints of cassis.  Lively palate shows silky soft ripe tannins with cream and black berries.

 

 

Description

Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon:    46%

Cabernet Franc:             28 %

Merlot:                             22 %

Pinotage:                            4%

Wood

Wines underwent separate malolactic fermentation and maturation for 2 months in 100% French oak barrels.  The wines were then matured separately for another 14 months in French oak barrels of which 50% were new and 50% were second fill.

Cellar

All the components were fermented separately in stainless steel tanks at about 24 degrees Celsius, with a preceding cold soaking period of 5 days at 10 degrees Celsius.

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