Angels Tears Merlot Cabernet Sauvigon

R80.00

This fruity red is a blend of predominantly Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with splashes of Shiraz for good measure, all harvested from Grande Provence vineyards in Franschhoek. The Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy drinking red blend with upfront red berry flavours, plums and spicyness on the nose and palate.  This medium bodied wine has soft, smooth tannins, perfect for everyday enjoyment.

 

VINTAGE

2019

 

VARIETY

49% Merlot | 43% Cabernet Sauvignonn | 8% Shiraz

 

WINE OF ORIGIN

Franschhoek

 

VINIFICATION

Only the best grapes are selected from Grande Provence vineyards and picked by hand for processing. The grapes are brought to the cellar where they are gently destemmed and fermented at 24⁰C. The fermentation takes up to two weeks at 24⁰C with a minimum of four pump-overs a day to achieve the wine’s elegant structure and lovely colour after which the wine is blended. The wine is matured on French oak for 8 months.

 

SERVING SUGGESTION

An easy drinking red wine is the perfect antidote to cooler winter evenings. This heavenly quaffer is your go-to winter red wine.

 

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Alc:  12.59 %

pH:  3.47

RS:  4.6  g/l

TA:  5.40 g/l