Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2011

Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2011

Young and vibrant with raspberry aromas, blueberry flavours, roasted pine nuts and a dark chocolate aftertaste.

Recommended with roasted duck or glazed pork loin roll.

variety : Merlot [ 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Yvonne Lester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : The wine has an ageing potential of at least 6 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 9 to 19 years
Irrigation: Drip Irrigation

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked from beginning February to mid March 2011.

in the cellar : Fermented in 10,000 litre stainless steel tanks with between 16 to 20 days skin contact. Malolactic fermentation occurred in French oak barrels.

Matured for 18 months in 225 litre new French oak barrels.

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