Medium intensity colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complemented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate finish.
The grapes for this blend were sourced from vineyards from the Stellenbosch, Elgin and Darling region. The vineyard soils range from decomposed granite to shale.
Harvest commenced middle February and finished during the last week of March.
Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks and underwent a series of pump overs until dry.
The wine spent 10 months in a combination of 2nd, 3rd and older barrels, mainly French oak.
Bottled in August 2015.
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