88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot.
The wine is intense with aromas of blackcurrant, dark plums, blackberries and a hint of tomato leaf. A rich mouthfeel with fine-grained tannins underpinned with a mouth watering core and effortless long finish. While alluring in its youth, Hurudza 2020 will realise its full potential with further cellaring of 5 to 7 years.
This graceful wine is a true reflection of Stellenbosch terroir. The grapes are hand harvested in the early mornings and transported to the cellar where only the best grapes are sorted and fermented in stainless steel tanks. The wine is gently pumped over twice daily until dry, and pressed thereafter. Malolactic fermentation occurs in tank, and after completion, the wine is racked of its lees and transferred to a selection of new-, second-, and third-fill barrels. After 18 months of ageing in barrel, the wine is carefully blended and bottled.
One can imagine the brief given to Abraham Izak Perold who perfected the crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924: ‘Professor, we want you to create a uniquely South African grape variety that has all the nobility of Pinot Noir but the high-yielding potential of Cinsault’. Pinotage is what...
Blackcurrant and prunes with smoky, spicy undertones laced with berry and fruit. Full bodied with delicate spices followed by prunes and plums - good tannic backbone
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