One bottle stylishly packed in a wooden box
Blend of 51% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Cabernet Franc. 16 months on French oak of 225L. Handpicked grapes. Aromas of fresh raspberries, red plum and cherries. Balanced, soft-textured tannins and good persistence. Ageing potential of at least 7 years from vintage.
Combine with excellent red meat, eg fillet or chateaubriand, or with a coq au vin, ossobucco or lamb casseroles. Can be served with hard cheeses.
About the winery:
Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons is a joint venture between the Rupert family of South Africa and Baron Benjamin de Rothschild of Château Clarcke from France. The common base is the historic estate Fredericksburg, situated between Franschhoek and Paarl. Talented cellarmaster Yvonne Lester, the constant link between vineyard and wine cellar, strains after modern fruit and a classic texture.
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