Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2013

Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2013

Inviting cranberry and raspberry aromas with an earthy, mineral focus and a lingering cinnamon and walnut finish. Decanting recommended.

Serve with Confit Duck,Cassis Jus and Spiced Braised Red Cabbage.

variety : Merlot [ 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot ]
winemaker : Yvonne Lester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 6.1 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: 11 - 21 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation

about the harvest: The grapes were hand-picked from beginning February to end March 2013.

in the cellar : Femented in stainless steel tanks with extended skin contact. Malolactic fermentation occurred in French oak barrels.
Matured for 17 months in 225 litre French oak barrels.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

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