AREA OF PRODUCTION: On the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain between the wine-growing areas of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, and Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa.

SOIL COMPOSITION: Klapmuts/Longlands type soils of Malmesbury shale origin.

VINIFICATION AND PRODUCTION SYSTEM: Grapes were picked from eight different vineyard blocks. Matured in a combination of 40% new and 60% second-and third-fill 300 litre oak barrels for 18 months, before being bottled and matured for three months prior to release.

Size: 750 ml
% Alcohol: 14.5%
Unit: 12

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Appearance: Deep, saturated dark ruby color.
Aroma: Expressive and layered aromas of blackberry, dusty plum, and elegant oak spices that waft with scents of black cherry and hints of sage blossoms.
taste Taste: Medium to full-bodied, the wine explodes in the mouth with a rich, robust texture and mouthfeel that will please any Californian wine drinker, demonstrating amazing precision with a balanced structure across the mid-palate. Unfolding with complexity, it has a very pleasing weight, silky tannins, and succulent acidity, ending with a long, winding, expressive finish. It’s a fantastic wine that easily competes at quality levels double and triple its price point. Well done! 15,000 bottles produced.

Pairing: Bleu cheese-crusted steak with balsamic shallots, mushroom, and lamb shank pot pie, or short rib ragù over pappardelle will do!