1952 Family Blend – 2018

Original price was: R1620,00.Current price is: R1620,00.
Price per case (6 bottles)

This wine is led by the Cabernet (63%) with good phenolic ripeness and wood structure, the Merlot (27%) gives the wine smoothness and softness, the Petit Verdot (10%) anchors the wine with its spiciness. The flavours that prevail are dark berries, cigar box, hints of chocolate and mint. A well balanced, integrated and full bodied wine showing complexity and interest. This wine will develop and has good storage potential.

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Description

Product

RED BLEND: CABERNET SAUVIGNON & MERLOT

Range

1952 FAMILY BLEND

Vintage

2018

Vineyard

Block A10, A13 & A14, Lanrust Wine Estate

Vineyard Description

Grapes are grown on the northeast slopes facing the Helderberg and benefiting from the cool sea breezes.

Platter Awards

3.5 Stars (2024)
Date harvested

19 March 2018

Date bottled

24 July 2020

Date released

November 2022

No bottles produced

577 bottles

Wine maker

Andre Liebenberg, Romond Vineyards, Helderberg

Vinification

24 months in French oak, 36% 2nd fill & 26% 3rd fill and 38% 4th fill barrels

Blending components

63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot

Yeast used

Anchor NT 202: High alcohol tolerance, good fructose utilization, suitable for vinification of high sugar must.

Storage

This wine can be stored up to eight or nine years.

Nose

Good fruit and oak influence.

Palate

Fruit with hints of chocolate and mint.

Body

Full bodied, complex and balanced.

Finish

Smooth and elegant with lingering flavours.

Alcohol

15.04 %

Residual Sugar

1.7 g/l

Total Acidity

5.2 g/l

PH

3.69