Blend of Bordeaux varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 51%, Merlot 41%, Malbec 4%, Cabernet Franc 3%, Petit Verdot 1%. 24 months on French oak (50% new barrels). Brilliant, deep colour, aromas of cloves, sandalwood and black cassis berries, ripe tannins with ripe fruit and an excellent balance.
Delicate beef, gently spiced. Slow stews of beef or venison.
About this winery:
Glen Carlou Vineyards is located near Paarl, in the heart of South Africa's premier vineyards and was once part of the original Simonsvlei land. On 108,5 ha Walter Finlayson made highly acclaimed wines, followed today by his son David.
Characteristics:Deep ruby red, the bouquet has red berry fruit with a hint of chocolate, vanilla and oak spice aromas. Tannins are well structured and linger...
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Characteristics:Deep ruby red color. Primary flavours of herbs with ripe red cherries, tobacco, plums, green peppers and tea leaves. Secondary flavours of vanilla after wood ageing and...
Characteristics:Deep ruby red, spicy aroma with notes of plums and ripe cherries, tobacco and tea leaves, elegant fruit with dry tannins and fine acidity, concentrated...