Merlot Cabernet 2011

Merlot Cabernet 2011

Merlot Cabernet 2011

Merlot_cab_2011_smA classical blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Malbec.

Colour:  Dark, opaque ruby red.

Aroma: Dark red cherries, tobacco and subtle oak.

Palate: Rich blackcurrent fruit, toast and notes of cassis, with refined tannin structure.

Harvested on –

Winemaking – Individual batches of grapes were hand harvested separately.  They were de-stemmed into small open top fermenters, and inoculated with selected yeasts.  The ferments were gently plunged 3 times a day during fermentation.  The wines were pressed off and moved to French and American oak barriques and aged for a year.

Bottled on –

Drink – Now or cellar 5-8 years.