Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2012

Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2012

Fresh raspberry aromas, plum blossom, ripe fig nuances and cassis undertones with exceptional elegance and length.

Recommended with Parma ham, fig and rocket salad with a raspberry reduction

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winemaker : Yvonne Lester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.44  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

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

in the vineyard : Appellation: Wine of Origin Western Cape
Age of Vines: 10 - 20 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked from beginning February to mid March 2012.

in the cellar : Femented in stainless steel tanks with extended skin contact. Malolactic fermentation occurred in French oak barrels.
Matured for 18 months in 225 litre French oak barrels.

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