Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2005

Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2005

The wine displays a deep ruby colour with flavours of raspberry, blackcurrant, cranberry and cherry followed by hints of spice and blackpepper. Elegant and well integrated with good length and smooth tannins.

Recommended with springbok carpaccio, rack of lamb or wild mushroom risotto.

variety : Merlot [ 51% Merlot, 49% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Schalk-Willem Joubert
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : This wine has an ageing potential of 5 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Cultivar: Merlot 51%, Cabernet Sauvignon 49%.
Appellation: Wine of Origin Western Cape.
Age of vines: 8 to 18 years.
Irrigation: Drip Irrigation.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked from mid February to end March 2005 with an average yield of 7 ton per hectare.

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