This is wine is Hartenberg’s ‘King of red wines’. The tasting notes are Cigar box with cassis and cherry flavours. Juicy dark fruit with an elegant finish. Barrel Ageing: 17 months in 50% new, and 50% 2nd fill French Oak. This wine is excellent with char-grilled steak and a classic match for richer savoury dishes, leg of lamb with rosemary and garlic or black mushroom stroganoff. It delivers even better with some ageing to it.
Shiraz/Mouvedre/Grenache A well-balanced and complex blend. Named after winemaker's father, Toeloe Basson. A strong, full bodied character leading the way. Aged for 14 months in French oak.
Concentrated berries as well as white pepper spice can be found on the nose supported by savoury notes. The palate shows dark, juicy fruit. Good wood integration and tannins are evident on the finish.
57% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec Bordeaux style blend with dense saturated purple colour with violet, chocolate and ripe mulberry aromas followed on the palate by cassis and a hint of almond. This full bodied wine exhibits ripe tannins, exquisite balance and a long subtle velvety finish. Will age...