Rietvallei Esteanna Blend

R325.00

Rietvallei Esteanna 2010 is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. It is a full-bodied, complex wine with excellent fruit and wood integration.Deep, ruby red in colour,Expressive cherry and cassis aromas on the nose with delicate hints of violets. On the palate, the cherry flavours persist with just a hint of vanilla and cedar and a good lift of acidity. The tannins are sumptuous making this is a wellrounded wine which is showing beautifully in its youth but which has the structure and fruit to mature for a good 10+ years.

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Description

This Cabernet Sauvignon was planted in 1998 on a northwest-facing slope with a very high concentration of river stone. The Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot are both from younger vineyards planted in rich calcareous soil in 2003 and 2004 respectively. All these vineyards are trellised and under drip irrigation. Deep, ruby red in colour,Expressive cherry and cassis aromas on the nose with delicate hints of violets. On the palate, the cherry flavours persist with just a hint of vanilla and cedar and a good lift of acidity. The tannins are sumptuous making this is a wellrounded wine which is showing beautifully in its youth but which has the structure and fruit to mature for a good 10+ years.

 

Additional information

Weight1.45 kg

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