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Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2019

Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2019
Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2019
Red plums and ripe cherries offering rich fruitiness combine with whiffs of sweetish, yet spicy vanilla. It ends off with layers of smoky liquorice, adding complexity. There is a fresh and fruity follow-through to the palate with good structure and depth
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 2.1
pH 3.37
ta 5.5
Wine Information
Accolades
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Winemaker Jan van Rooyen
Variety Cabernet Sauvignon
BlendPercent 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot
FoodSuggest Perfect with red meat dishes and barbecues or robust vegetarian dishes like Ratatouille.
Ageing Drink now or until 2024.
Cellar De-stemmed and fermented on the skins for 10 days. After pressing, the wine went through malolactic fermentation in steel tanks after which a percentage was aged for 20 months in 2nd fill French oak barrels.
Bottling: 30 May 2019 (40 000 x 750 ml)
Harvest Harvested at full ripeness (24° Balling). Mid-February to 3rd week of March 2017.
Vineyard Our Cab Sauv and Merlot vines are planted in deep, well-drained Hutton and Clovelly soils on the west-facing slopes of the Helderberg. The vineyards are trellised and receive supplementary irrigation via drip lines, when necessary.
Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Estate Wine
R120.00
R120.00 per bottle
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