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A medium-bodied, red wine with distinctive, plum and savoury notes. Elegant and refreshing.
Vineyards: All the vineyards lie on the south western edge of the Paarl region. The climate is Mediterranean - i.e. cold, wet winters and dry summers. Soils are a combination of decomposed granite and Malmesbury shale. Vine age varies from 16 to 20 years.
Vinification: The grapes were hand-picked, partially de-stemmed and then fermented in small open-topped tanks. The varietals were harvested and fermented separately. After 12 months maturation in a combination of seasoned oak barrels and stainless steel tanks, the various batches were blended and the wine was aged for a further 4 months before being bottled.
Varieties: Syrah 51% Cinsault 27% Mourvédre 12% Touriga Nacional 8% Cabernet Sauvignon 1% Merlot 1%