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Cape Rock Red


The wine is medium bodied with ripe red raspberry through to plums, violets, slight aniseed, pepper and other spice aromas on the nose that carries through to the palate. The tannins are soft and well integrated. The wine is ideal to be enjoyed on its own in winter or slightly chilled in summer evenings and will go well with firm cheeses, charcuterie, lamb or game dishes.

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R204 per Bottle

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Region Vredendal
Winemaker Willie & Gavin Brand
Pack Size 750ml
Blend 85% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 5% Viognier

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All the grapes were hand picked on the 20th of February and destemmed with a small mechanical destemmer straight into 2 ton capacity open wooden fermenters. The pulp was chilled down with cooling plates submerged into the tanks. The wine was naturally co-fermented for about 10 days and pump overs were performed twice daily to daily during the end of the fermentation. The free run juice was racked to a settling tank and the pulp was pressed in an old champagne press. The wine settled in tank for about 4 weeks before being aged in 3rd – 4th fill 300L French oak barrels for 14 months. A fresh egg white fining was done in barrel and the wine was lightly filtered at bottling.

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