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2012 Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

A full-bodied, oak matured red wine with intense deep ruby black colour. Ripe spicy nose, coffee, chocolate, ripe plum and complex toasty oak bouquet.A big concentrated middle palate with long after-taste of fruit, blackberries and undertones of vanilla, mocha and spice.Good to drink now, but will continue to improve for the next 5 to 8 years.

Alc : 14.5 / T.A  : 5.9 / pH  : 3.67 / R.S : 4.1

  • This is a blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon and 39 % Merlot.
  • Grapes harvested by hand at 25B.Fermented in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 25 - 26 C.Natural fermentation – no yeast were added.After alcoholic fermentation left on skins for 20 days.
  • Matured in 225L French oak barrels for 19 months
  • Certified and bottled on the farm.

Purchase Online here: International Food Club - Boschkloof - Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012 (750ml)