|Style and Tasting Notes||Dominant flavours of berry aromas, followed by pencil shavings and cedar on the nose. Layers of flavours with clean lines. A wonderful balance between the elegance of the wine and the ripeness of the fruit.|
|Wine Making Notes
|Cultivars are picked at optimal ripeness and fermented in Stainless steel tanks, with a portion completing malolactic fermentation in 225L oak barrels. The wine is matured in French oak (35% new) for 16-18 months.|
|Cultivar(s)||51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec|
|Ageing Potential||Drink Now or through to 2030|
|Pairing Suggestions||Beef fillet, rump & sirloin steak as well as rich meat dishes with well-reduced sauces. Also pairs well with a range of mature and rich cheeses.|
|Wine or Origin||Simonsberg-Paarl|
|Residual Sugar||2.0 g/l||PH||3.53|
Our top red wine from Vrede en Lust, named after Dana and Etienne’s late grandfather.
He was a long term Vice President of the International Rugby Board, played a major role in their lives and introduced them to fine wines.
This wine is an elegant New World Style Bordeaux blend, incorporating the classic varietals and showcasing abundant fruit, well balanced with oak.
- IWSC 2014 – Silver
- Veritas 2014 – Silver
- Michelangelo 2014 – Silver